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If you’re interested in using HeinOnline, discovering great research tips and tricks, and expanding your knowledge of a variety of disciplines, the HeinOnline Blog is the place to be. Peruse the blog to stay in the know about new and upcoming databases, features, interface enhancements, and other content. Refresh and refine your understanding of HeinOnline with getting started guides, searching strategies, and other tips and tricks. Finally, discover fascinating content relating to numerous disciplines, including history, law, international relations, criminal justice, human rights, and many more.

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New Features

Music to Our Ears: Now You Can Listen to the HeinOnline Blog

To make our blog more accessible to everyone, we have installed an option that allows users to listen to a narration of each post through play.ht’s AI-powered text-to-voice generator. To listen to a post, select the headphone icon on the screen.

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Tips and Tricks

Outline Your Research with PowerNotes

Did you know you can also use PowerNotes when researching in HeinOnline? PowerNotes is a browser extension designed to help researchers gather, organize, and track their research so they’re in the best position to start writing. 

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Secrets of the Serial Set

Secrets of the Serial Set: The Legacy of the Wright Brothers

The holiday season tends to be the busiest time of year at airports across the United States. However, it is possible that nobody would be flying home for the holidays if it hadn’t been for the ingenuity and determination of the Wright brothers.

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Political Science

Midterm Elections Recap

Although they don’t usually draw as large of a turnout as presidential elections, midterms are important in determining the agendas and priorities of the U.S. government for the next two years. Check out our recap of the results!

Secrets

of the Serial Set

A HISTORICAL BLOG SERIES

The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal. The Manhattan Project. The Louisiana Purchase.

In addition to writing about the above topics and more, HeinOnline’s authors are dedicated to illuminating the most essential research resources for their readers.

The Serial Set is a must-have publication for any historical researcher. With more than two centuries of documents spanning more than 17,000 volumes, no other publication so beautifully reflects the maturation of the United States. To demonstrate the value of the Serial Set, we’ve created a blog series dedicated to revealing the historical secrets hidden throughout the immense publication.

Each month, join HeinOnline as we explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves.

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