New Update to National Survey of State Laws!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, National Survey of State Laws, What's New
Tara Kibler

National Survey of State Laws (NSSL) is a print and online resource that provides an overall view of some of the most-asked-about and controversial legal topics in the United States. This database is derived from Richard Leiter’s National Survey of State Laws print editions.

Presented in chart format, NSSL allows users to make basic state-by-state comparisons of current state laws. The database is updated regularly as new laws are passed or revised.

The current 8th edition, along with the 7th, 6th and 5th editions, are included in database format, which allows users to compare the same laws as they existed in 2005…

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What’s New in HeinOnline: July Content Release

Content News, Content Release, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Tara Kibler

Being based in New York, we may be restricted from visiting most of you … but they can’t restrict us from bringing you new content! This month, we’ve released nearly a million pages of new journals, government documents, international legal materials, and more. Keep reading to learn about what we’ve been up to over the past few weeks.


Updated databases: 57

New titles: 1,537

New volumes: 2,404

New pages added last month: 929,107

Total pages in HeinOnline: 187,054,684

Highlights from the Past Month

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

With the July content release, we added 11 new journals, 8 of which are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.

Annals of the Ovidius University of Constanta – Political Science Series

Published by Ovidius University of Constanta

Vols. 1-8 (2012-2019)

This peer-edited scientific journal is devoted to political studies, international relations, and interdisciplinary sciences. To ensure quality and prestige, this journal is managed by a scientific committee made up of renowned researchers in political science and international relations from Romania…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Atom Bomb

American History, Exploring HeinOnline, Foreign Affairs, Secrets of the Serial Set, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with an overview of the Manhattan Project and the race to create the atomic bomb.

Secrets of the Serial Set is an exciting and informative monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set.

The U.S. Congressional Serial Set is considered an essential publication for studying American history. Spanning more than two centuries with more than 17,000 bound volumes, the records in this series include House and Senate documents, House and Senate reports…

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AALL 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Conference Recap

AALL, Content News, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

While we certainly missed seeing everyone in person at this year’s AALL Annual Conference, we still made the best out of our virtual meet-ups! If you missed any of our demos, we still have resources readily available. Join us as we recap the conference and check out what’s new in HeinOnline since last year!

New Databases

In the past year we’ve been updating and adding databases rich with unique content. We recently rolled out the newly-revised 5th edition of Cataloging Legal Literature that addresses the needs of large and small law libraries alike…

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HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated: July 2020 Update

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, What's New, World Constitutions Illustrated
Breanne Callahan

Back in April, we updated researchers on the content that was released in the World Constitutions Illustrated database from January 2020 to March 2020. Read below to find out what new documents have been added to this ever-growing database.

Update from April to Date

Since our last content news update, we have updated 33 countries and added 114 new titles to the World Constitutions Illustrated database.

We will continue to post constitutional content news right here in the HeinOnline blog. Be sure to subscribe to our blog to receive notifications when new posts are published…

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Capitalism, Socialism, or Fascism? A Guide to Economic Systems and Ideologies

American Enterprise Institute, Economics, Law Journal Library, Taxation and Economic Reform in America
Tara Kibler

This year, the United States economy has rapidly deteriorated, primarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the spring, the U.S. unemployment rate skyrocketed to nearly 15%. Though the past two months have been geared toward recovery (mainly through the creation of jobs), the Congressional Budget Office projected just two weeks ago that unemployment will still be above 10% by the presidential elections this fall.

It is no question that the candidates’ stances on the economy will thus play a significant determining factor come November. Until that time, be prepared for more in-depth discussions of the economy in the news, on our social media, or around the dinner table.

You’ll likely hear mention of different economic systems…

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From the Courtroom to the Streets: A Timeline of the Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter Movements

Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Fastcase, Human Rights, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Presidential Library, U.S. Supreme Court
Lauren Mattiuzzo

The recent arrest and death of George Floyd has sparked protesters against police brutality to flood the streets demanding change. With more than 450 protests occurring in towns and cities of the United States and across three continents, some are calling this the biggest civil rights movement yet. Join us as we explore past civil rights movements in U.S. history, and what changes have occurred as a result.

Timeline of Events

The official civil rights movement began in the late 1940s as a push to gain legal equality and the enforcement of civil rights for African Americans…

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Interested in Space Law? Let HeinOnline Take You Out of This World

Foreign & International Relations Database, Kluwer Law International Journal Library, Law Journal Library, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications, Statutes at Large, U.S. Congressional Documents, United Nations, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

At the end of May, the United States launched astronauts into space for the first time since 2011. What’s more, for the first time ever, these American astronauts launched in a spacecraft that was commercially built and operated.

The feat marks the next chapter in human spaceflight history, and gives renewed vigor to the relatively young (but already-growing) commercial spaceflight industry. But even the laws regarding world nations in space are at times unclear and hotly debated, raising the question: how will we regulate this greater involvement in outer space from private corporations?

Strap in as we launch this post into an exploration of space law. We’ll use these databases…

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Tip of the Week: How to Search Case Law with Fastcase

Exploring HeinOnline, Fastcase, Searching, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

While HeinOnline includes a number of sources for locating case law, including our U.S. Supreme Court Library, Canada Supreme Court Reports, English Reports, and more, our partnership with Fastcase provides Core subscribers with access to additional case law jurisdictions. Fastcase, a leading next-generation legal research service, provides access to case law from additional courts such as federal circuit courts, federal district courts, state appellate courts, and much more. Let’s explore how to search case law with Fastcase in this week’s Tip of the Week!

How to Locate a Case

The Case Law tab located in the main search bar can be used to easily pull up a case citation…

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