HeinOnline is now on YouTube!

News, Training
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We are excited to announce that we are expanding our support through the creation of a HeinOnline YouTube Channel! Our YouTube Channel will host how-to videos covering a variety of topics in HeinOnline. Some videos will contain library specific instructions while other’s will include general tips or tricks that you can apply while researching in HeinOnline. Take a look at our video below for a quick introduction to this new resource and to see our YouTube Channel in action.

When reading our Blog posts, if you see a video embedded in a post with the YouTube watermark, click on the Menu button for various options. From the menu…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Looking for an Article in the Law Journals Library?

Law Journal Library, Searching, Tips and Tricks
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Do you have the name and author of an article from a Law Journal, but do not know the journal name or citation and need to find it in HeinOnline? This week's tip outlines how to conduct a search for the article in 4 easy steps, starting at the Log In screen.

Do you prefer to watch a live demo of this example? If so, head over to the HeinOnline YouTube Channel where we've uploaded a how-to video. This video is featured on our YouTube home page, so all you have to do is hit play.

In this example, we're looking for the article "International Antitrust Negotiations and the False Hope of the WTO" written by Ann Bradford…

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CFR Quick Reference Guide Now Available

CFR, Searching, Training
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A Code of Federal Regulations Quick Reference Guide is now available in HeinOnline. This guide outlines the various options available for navigating this collection, from browsing to using the Title and Part Quick Locator, to searching for specific variables. If you often find yourself looking for a specific section of a part, check out the various search examples in the guide.

This guide can be accessed from the Educational Resources page or by clicking on the Resources tab inside the CFR library and then clicking on the link under the Help & Training section.

Take a look and if you have any questions, let us know! We’re happy to expand upon a search example you may have or post a how-to about it…

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Federal Register Citation Navigator Added to the CFR Library

CFR, Enhancements, Federal Register
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When researching in or browsing the Code of Federal Regulations, you may often come across citations to the Federal Register and want to link directly to the citation in the Federal Register. We’ve added an additional tool inside the Code of Federal Regulations library in HeinOnline to make it easy for you to navigate to a page in the Federal Register. This means you will now have two different methods for retrieving or linking to the page from within the CFR.

When inside the Code of Federal Regulations, you will see a Citation Navigator tab at the top of the screen. When you click on this tab, the Citation Navigator tool will load in the left menu…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Search a Specific Volume of a Title in the Legal Classics or World Trials Libraries

Legal Classics, Searching, Tips and Tricks, World Trials
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In the Legal Classics and World Trials libraries, you may come across titles that have multiple volumes. Some sets are more extensive than others, but in any case, you may want to search only a volume or two rather than search across the entire set. Thus, this week’s tip is focused on how to search a specific volume of a specific title in the Legal Classics and World Trials libraries.

For our example, we want to find references to “conspiracy” in the 17 volume set of “American State Trials; a Collection of the Important and Interesting Criminal Trials Which Have Taken Place in the United States from the Beginning of Our Government to the Present Day” written by John D…

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HeinOnline Law Journals Are Being Indexed by Google Scholar

Content News, Searching
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It’s no secret! As Due Process, WisBlawg and ZiefBrief have all reported, Google Scholar is indexing the Law Journals in HeinOnline to make the more than 1,100 titles searchable in the Google Scholar interface. The indexing is still ongoing, as Google Scholar has not fully indexed all of the titles in the Law Journal Collection as of yet. Over the next 30 days or so they should near completion of the indexing at which point the entire HeinOnline Law Journal collection will be searchable in Google Scholar.

So how does it work? Go to Google Scholar and search for a Law Journal or an article name from within a Law Journal…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Bookmark Your Search Query

Searching, Tips and Tricks
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Do you often run the same search when returning to HeinOnline for subsequent research sessions? Have you ever wanted to save a search and re-run it later to see if there are any new hits (especially after a monthly content release)? This week, we will focus on bookmarking your search query using your web browser features. This allows you to re-run a search query with the click of a mouse the next time you return to HeinOnline. Below are two short how-to videos, one illustrating this option using Firefox and the other using Internet Explorer.

For Internet Explorer Users:

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For Firefox Users:

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Advanced Search Syntax Help Guide Available in HeinOnline

Searching, Training
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An Advanced Search Syntax Help Guide is available in HeinOnline under the Search tab in any library. This help guides provides detailed instructions and examples for building searches using field names and Boolean operators, as well as details about range, proximity, wildcard and fuzzy searches. The help guide is available in PDF format.

To download the help guide, open a library such as the Law Journal Library. Then, click on the Search tab on the top left hand side of the screen. Under the About Searching heading, click on the link called “View Advanced Search Syntax”. This will open the guide in PDF format allowing you to browse or print the pages in the guide…

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Coming Soon! Comprehensive Coverage of Title 37: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights in the CFR

CFR, Content News
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At the beginning of April, Title 37: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Code of Federal Regulations will be available in it’s entirety, from inception to date. With the back fill of content from 1987-2003 coming to completion, Intellectual Property research will be even more extensive and substantial in HeinOnline.

When researching in the CFR, don’t forget to use the “Citations on Page” option to link directly to any Federal Register citations that appear on the page and are identifiable in HeinOnline.

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Searching for a Section in the CFR

CFR, Searching, Tips and Tricks
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When looking for a section of the CFR, it is best to gather as much information about the section as you can before you begin. For example, knowing the year, title number or name, issuing agency, part name or regulatory area, subpart name or knowing one or several keywords would be beneficial in narrowing the search results. In the below example, we will will begin our search at a high-level by searching for only the section number. We will then add additional terms to the query to illustrate how best to refine the results.

For our example, we are going to focus on Section 61.20, Subpart B – National Emission Standard for Asbestos of 1973. This section is found in Title 40 – Protection of Environment…

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