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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"Remember Me" in HeinOnline

Enhancements, Miscellaneous
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Are you accessing HeinOnline from your own office or home computer with a username and password? If so, you may find the “Remember Me” option useful, our most recent addition to the log-in screen. The next time you log in, check the “Remember Me” box and you won’t have to log in again on subsequent visits.

There are some conditions that apply to this feature, that we put in place to secure and protect your information. If you do any of the following, we will ask you to log in again:

  • If you click “log out”
  • If you access HeinOnline from a different computer
  • If you access HeinOnline from a different network or IP address
  • If you “clear your cookies” on your computer
  • If you access HeinOnline using a different URL structure…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Finding the Coverage Information for a Title

Miscellaneous, Tips and Tricks
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Are you looking for a journal volume or a specific page from a recent issue of a journal, but are not sure if it is available in HeinOnline? Check the coverage of a title or journal and its availability in HeinOnline by clicking on the “More Information” icon from the Collection Index Page. Some journal titles may be on a delayed publication schedule due to agreements with the Publishers, while others are updated through the most recent volume and others through the most recent issue. Below is a video illustrating where to access the coverage information, and further below a brief description of this feature.

As illustrated in the video…

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New Quick Reference Guides Available

Federal Register, Training, U.S. Congressional Documents
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New Quick Reference Guides are now available in HeinOnline for the Federal Register Library and the U.S. Congressional Documents Library. These reference guides will help you get started in each library, explain how to find a citation and how to search for a term or specific document. Our goal is to develop a guide for each of the core libraries in HeinOnline. Below is a snapshot of the first few pages of the Federal Register guide.

Each guide is available under “Help & Training” in each respective library by clicking on the Resources tab. You may also access them from the Educational Resources page.

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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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