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Political Science

Researching Executive Power in HeinOnline

Since President Donald Trump took office on January 20, he has issued several executive orders. To understand the importance and potential consequences of these actions, let’s review legal scholarship on the topic in HeinOnline.

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Environment

Tilikum, Circus Elephants, and Animal Rights

After animal rights protests and protracted litigation, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus began phasing out Asian elephants from the show in 2015. On January 14, the circus’ producer announced that after 146 years, they would permanently end all performances this upcoming May.

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Announcements

NEW: HeinOnline Help Video Series Now Available!

HeinOnline is excited to announce a new help video series, created by the masterminds at Quimbee, which is now available on the HeinOnline YouTube channel!

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Health and Medicine

Research the Effects of Opioids on Society

More than 33,000 people in the U.S. were killed from opioid overdoses in 2015, and in that year, for the first time, the number of deaths from heroin surpassed those from gun homicides, according to the CDC. Join us as we take a look at this increasing epidemic.

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Political Science

The Extraordinary Cost to Inaugurate a President

Presidential inaugurations have always been expensive, and experts estimate the cost of last week’s inauguration of President Donald Trump and the accompanying celebrations to be between $175 million and $200 million. Check out some interesting facts about inaugurations in this blog.

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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