HeinOnline is on Facebook!

Facebook, Miscellaneous, News
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Have you ever wished you could keep track of what your friends, colleagues, and favorite research website are doing, all in one place? Well, attention social networkers! We are pleased to announce the creation of the official HeinOnline Page on Facebook. Now between tagging friends in a photo, and writing on your colleague’s wall, you can keep up on all the latest news about HeinOnline. We’ve added a few applications that you may find useful, including links to HeinOnline youtube videos, and the HeinOnline Flickr page. You’ll also be able to keep track of updates to this blog with an RSS feed directly on the page. Be on the lookout for some custom applications for use with HeinOnline in the future…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: How to Print Out a Blog Post

Tips and Tricks
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Several of you have inquired as to the ability to print out a specific blog post from the HeinOnline Blog. This week we’re outlining a quick shortcut that you can use to print out a specific blog post. The shortcut that is applicable for you depends upon the browser you are using. Therefore, we’ve outlined the options by browser below.

To get started, first head to the home page at www.heinonline.blogspot.com. Click on the title of the latest blog post to view the post in full. Then, skip to your browser listed below and follow the instructions.

Firefox:
Highlight the entire text of the post from the Date or Post Title to the very last sentence…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Target or Narrow Your Search Results Using "Search Within These Search Results"

Searching, Tips and Tricks
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Do you often have long search queries or a research topic that consists of several keywords? If so, then building a strategic search query is the best approach to targeting your search results. This week’s tip outlines how to target your results in HeinOnline using the “Search Within These Results” feature. Some of you may already be aware of this feature that was added recently to HeinOnline. However, after further feedback that we have gathered, we learned that this feature is still fairly new to some of our users. Therefore, we wanted to take some time this week to focus solely on “searching within your search results” and how to use this feature to effectively narrow or target your search results…

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In Case You Missed Them…Check Out Some of Our Most Read Blog Posts

Miscellaneous
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We’ve been blogging for about 9 months now, and over the course of the past 9 months we have blogged about various topics including searching, printing, using specific collections in HeinOnline, to announcements of new enhancements. We are nearing our 100th post and with that much content, it’s easy to miss out on some of our earlier most read posts, especially if you’re a new reader of the HeinOnline Blog! Therefore, we thought we would take a moment to recap some of our most read posts, and give you the opportunity to take advantage of these how-to’s and tips that so many of our readers have found helpful.

Post #1: HeinOnline’s Tip of the Week: Get a permanent link to a title
For those of you who manage cataloging…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Searching for Law Review Articles by Subject, Country or U.S. State

Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks
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Are you looking for law review articles about corporate attorney-client privilege, or wish to view only articles published in law reviews from Illinois? Or, are you looking for articles that discuss the Resource Management Act and the Local Government Acts of New Zealand? If you often find yourself looking for similar queries, then you’ll find this tip helpful.

You can search by subject, U.S. State or Country in the Law Journal Library in HeinOnline. These options can be accessed using the Field or Advanced Search options. There are some general rules to keep in mind when you are using these search options.

 

 

  1. You can choose to search across the entire collection…

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Cheryl Nyberg & Carol Boast's Subject Compilations of State Laws – Coming Soon to HeinOnline!

Content News, News, Subject Compilations of State Laws
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Want to know which states have laws on data security breaches, or how states’ laws on stalking compare? If so, Cheryl Nyberg and Carol Boast’s Subject Compilations of State Laws is the place to start.

Hundreds of law libraries around the country subscribe to the bound volumes of the series. Now, for the first time, a comprehensive searchable database of the entire set will be available in HeinOnline. This database contains references to more than 17,000 sources of 50-state surveys published in law review articles, books, court briefs and opinions, federal and state government publications, and loose-leaf services. Researchers will have the ability to search all 25 volumes in one place and link directly to journals found within HeinOnline…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Searching for the "History of Bills and Resolutions" in the Congressional Record Daily Index

Tips and Tricks, U.S. Congressional Documents
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The index volumes of the Daily Congressional Record include a specific History of Bills and Resolutions section that many of you find useful in your research. If you find yourself often wanting to search for a bill or resolution within this section in the Congressional Record Daily Index, then you’ll find this tip helpful. This week’s tip outlines where to find the History of Bills and Resolutions section in HeinOnline and how to conduct a search across just the History of Bills and Resolutions section in the Daily Index volumes.

First, let’s quickly touch on where you can find the History of Bills and Resolutions section in HeinOnline’s U.S. Congressional Documents collection. From the collection home page, click on Congressional Record Daily…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: How and Where to Find the CFR Index and Finding Aids for a Specific Year

CFR, Tips and Tricks
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Are you looking for the CFR Index and Finding Aids for a specific year, but not sure where to find it? This tip should help you get started as we explain how to browse to the Index and Finding Aids and how to search for them from a specific year.

First, let’s look at where to find the CFR Index and Finding Aids by browsing to them. Click on the Resources tab from within the CFR Library, and then click Browse by Bindings. Click on the year you wish to look across. You will find the link to the Index and Finding Aids displayed at the top or the bottom of the list. Note: The Index and Finding Aids are not available for all years…

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Personal Bookmarking, Search by Subject across the Law Journals, Wiki…all now available in HeinOnline!

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, MyHein, Training
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You may be wondering, where's the "Tip of the Week"? Don't worry, that post will be coming later this week. I wanted to start off this week by touching on some exciting new enhancements that will be available with today's monthly content release. Later today you will begin seeing the MyHein bookmarking tool, the ability to browse and search by subject, U.S. State, or Country in the Law Journal Library, and the new HeinOnline Wiki. Each of these enhancements are outlined below with links, guides, and videos. Be sure to spread the news about these new enhancements with your students, co-workers, and other HeinOnline users.

MyHein
The first of these enhancements is the introduction of MyHein

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MyHein to be Released on Monday!

Enhancements, MyHein
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A couple of weeks ago we posted a sneak preview of the new MyHein bookmarking tool. We are pleased to announce that this tool will be released on Monday, June 30th, 2008. MyHein will allow you to create and organize bookmarks and save search queries into your own personal research account.

With the creation of a MyHein account, you can access your saved research anytime. You set up your own user name and password that only you will have access to.

If you do not wish to create a MyHein account, we will still offer you the ability to use the MyHein features for your current research session. This means you can bookmark articles and search queries during your current HeinOnline session…

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