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HeinOnline Mobile Interface Now Available for Mobile Devices

Enhancements, Miscellaneous
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Are you part of the mobilized community, accessing emails, the Internet, and doing your research on the go? If so, you’ll be please to hear that HeinOnline has released a mobile interface which has optimized HeinOnline for mobile devices, including the new iPhone interface!

When you visit HeinOnline from your mobile electronic device, log in using the Mobile Mode to take advantage of the optimized interface. From the log in screen, Mobile Mode can be checked by clicking on the “Section 508 Compatible/Mobile Mode” option beneath the log in fields, as shown below.

If you are accessing HeinOnline from an iPhone, it should auto-detect your iPhone and automatically select the mobile mode for you…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: How to Find a Treaty

Tips and Tricks, Treaties and Agreements Library
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If you have a treaty number, use the Treaty Search Tool in the Treaties & Agreements Library in HeinOnline to quickly locate a treaty and a summary of the key treaty information. A Treaty Metadata Search allows you to search for up to 3 terms across a number of specific fields including but not limited to: the Treaty Number, Treaty Description, State Department Number, Senate Treaty Number, Effective Date or In Force Dates. When conducting a search using the Treaty Search Tool, your results will include a link to a summary of the treaty. The summary displays key information about the treaty such as the TIF subject, Parties, Treaties that amend the Treaty and related treaties, to name a few.…

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Searching in HeinOnline: How to Get There and What the Options Are

Searching, Tips and Tricks
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We’ve received a lot of feedback lately regarding searching and how to find the search options in HeinOnline. Therefore, we thought we would take a moment to explain how to navigate to the search options from the Welcome Screen. After you log in to HeinOnline, your starting point is the Welcome Page which lists all of the libraries that you are subscribed and have access to. Below are the steps to follow to navigate to the Search Options. We’ve also outlined what the options are.

  1. From the Welcome Page, click on the library within which you want to conduct your search. For example, click on the Law Journals library.
  2. Once inside the library…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: How to Search for a Public Law Number in HeinOnline

Searching, Statutes at Large, Tips and Tricks
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Looking for a public law number in HeinOnline? Conduct a search in the U.S. Statutes at Large library using one or several of the following attributes: the public law number, the title of the public law, citation to the U.S. Code, and/or a bill number. NOTE: The U.S. Statutes at Large library contains contains content through 2009, the 111th Congress.

For our examples, we will focus on Public Law 106-168 of the 106th Congress, titled “Deceptive Mail Prevention and Enforcement Act”. This appears in Statutes at Large on Dec. 12, 1999 and references Bill Number S. 335. Open the U.S. Statutes at Large library and click on the Search tab at the top of the page. Then choose the Field Search option…

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Vote on Our New Poll! What you do first in HeinOnline?

Miscellaneous, News
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In an effort to begin understanding what features of HeinOnline you are using most, we’ve posted a new poll on the home page of the Blog. Take a moment to vote! We want to know what you’re doing most often when you come to HeinOnline. This will help us understand our user’s behaviors and will help us as we continue to develop resources to support HeinOnline.

Look for the poll on the home page of the Blog, or in the sidebar!

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Narrow your search to a specific date and page in the Federal Register

Federal Register, Searching, Tips and Tricks
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Are you looking for a word or term on a specific page on a specific date within the Federal Register in HeinOnline? Or do you want to find references to that term on pages directly preceding or following a specific page? Here are a few examples of building a search query to find a phrase on a specific day and a specific page in the Federal Register, using both the Field and Advanced Search options.

We will use the following topic as our area of interest for these examples: A proposed rule change was filed in March of 2002 with the S.E.C. by the Chicago Board Options Exchange to amend Rule 12.4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934…

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Search Within a Specific Article or Section using "Search Within These Results"

Searching, Tips and Tricks
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Many of you have requested the ability to search within a specific article within a Journal or within a specific section of a document. We are currently working in development to be able to offer this functionality in the future. In the meantime, here’s one method or way that you can try in order to achieve this type of search. The general approach involves searching for an exact article title within a collection, narrowing your results to one and then searching within that result for a term or phrase. The approach will vary by library as each library in HeinOnline is indexed differently, thus altering the method of finding an article or section title. In some cases, this approach is not applicable due to a more high-level index…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Shortcut to printing more than one document at a time

Printing/Downloading, Tips and Tricks
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Have you ever found yourself spending too much time going back and forth to the printer? You sit down, find the first article you're looking for, click print and then get up to go retrieve it. You come back, find another article, hit print, get up to go retrieve it, come back and so on. Or, have you ever simply wanted to print 2 or 3 articles at one time? If either of these applies to you, then you may find this shortcut helpful!

Once you have located the article or pages that you wish to print, select the print option from the page toolbar. From the print options menu, select one of the PDF download options (either PDF or PDFtext)…

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Congressional Record Daily to Bound Volumes – Browse by month now available!

Enhancements, U.S. Congressional Documents
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Several of you have found the Congressional Record Daily to Bound Locator tool extremely helpful when looking for a page from the Daily edition in the Bound volume or vice versa. We have now added an additional function to this tool that allows you to browse the Congressional Record Daily and Bound Volumes by month and year.

This tool is available in the U.S. Congressional Documents collection under the Congressional Record Daily to Bound Locator tool.

Select a month and a year from the drop down menus and click browse. This will generate a table of results that displays the citation (a direct link) to each section of the Daily and Bound volumes for each day of the chosen month…

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New! Browse all Titles in HeinOnline via Title Lookup

Enhancements
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Now you can browse all titles that are available in HeinOnline with an A to Z index. This browsing capability can be accessed from the Title Lookup tab in HeinOnline or via Title Lookup from the HeinOnline home page. Select a letter from A to Z and an alphabetical list of titles will be generated.


Each title displays the HeinOnline collection within which the titles resides. Both the title and the collection names are direct links to the subsequent location in HeinOnline. You may only access the full text version of the titles that coincide with your subscription. If you are not sure what collections you are subscribed to, simply click on a title or collection name to find out…

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