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Now Available FREE for Everyone: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

New Library, Press Release, Slavery in America and the World, What's New
Shannon Sabo

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has just released a monumental, unique, culturally significant, and free collection. Below is a note from company President Kevin M. Marmion:

Today, William S. Hein & Co., Inc. released the newest HeinOnline collection, Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. This collection, developed under the direction of Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Visiting Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, has been in development for more than three years, with an investment by the Hein Company of tens of thousands of dollars. During the development of the collection, the Company’s market research indicated that Slavery in America and the World would be a very successful and profitable collection once offered on a subscription basis…

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AALL Awards 2014 New Product of the Year to Publishing Partners Fastcase & HeinOnline

AALL, Fastcase, Press Release, What's New
Jackie Stanley

AALL Awards 2014 New Product of the Year to Publishing Partners Fastcase and HeinOnline

Integrating Legal Research Libraries and Smarter Tools Benefits Legal Profession

WASHINGTON, DC and GETZVILLE, NY (May 14, 2014) – The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has named publishing partners Fastcase and William S. Hein & Co., Inc. as joint winners of its 2014 New Product of the Year Award. AALL is recognizing the partners for integrating the Fastcase and HeinOnline legal research libraries and research tools. The companies will accept the award during the association’s 107th Annual Meeting this July in San Antonio, Texas.

The New Product of the Year award recognizes new legal information products that enhance or improve existing law library services or procedures…

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HeinOnline Featured in February Issue of AALL Spectrum

Miscellaneous, Press Release
Jackie Stanley

This month’s issue of the AALL Spectrum includes an article about the creation of HeinOnline. The article is written Joe Gerken titled, The Invention of HeinOnline, and is based on interviews with President Kevin Marmion, Senior Vice President Dan Rosati and Cornell IT Specialist Rich Marisa. The article chronicles the development of HeinOnline and highlights some of the reasons for HeinOnline’s success.

Here’s an excerpt from the article:

“Hein was uniquely placed to build a digital law journal library. Upon purchasing Fred Rothman Co. in 1998, Hein had become the largest American distributor of print law journals, with more than 700 titles. There were also intangibles. Since its inception in 1961, Hein had focused on law libraries…

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Dick Spinelli to be Inducted into AALL Hall of Fame!

AALL, Company Info, Press Release
Miranda Rosati

Dick Spinelli, William S. Hein & Co., Inc.’s Executive Vice President, will be inducted into the AALL Hall of Fame at the AALL Annual Meeting.

The AALL Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to recognize members whose contributions to the profession and service to the Association have been significant, substantial and long-standing. Members are selected for the Hall of Fame based on having been a member in good standing with AALL for at least twenty-five years, having provided distinguished service to the Association over a substantial portion of membership, and having made a significant contribution to the profession.

An excerpt from the AALL Spectrum which announced the award:

“Is there a better-known or more well-liked individual in law librarianship than Dick Spinelli…

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William S. Hein, Jr. to be Inducted into AALL Hall of Fame

AALL, Company Info, News, Press Release
Miranda Rosati

William S. Hein, Jr.

William S. Hein, Jr., our chairman of the board at the Hein Company is one of four individuals who will be inducted into the AALL Hall of Fame at the upcoming AALL annual meeting.

The AALL Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to recognize members whose contributions to the profession and service to the Association have been significant, substantial and long-standing. Members are selected for the Hall of Fame based on having been a member in good standing with AALL for twenty-five or more years, having provided distinguished service to the Association over a substantial portion of membership, and having made a significant contribution to the profession…

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World Constitution Illustrated Selected for Choice Magazine’s 2010 Outstanding Academic Title List

Press Release, World Constitutions Illustrated
Miranda Rosati

Choice Magazine has selected HeinOnline’s World Constitutions Illustrated: Contemporary & Historical Documents & Resources for inclusion on the Outstanding Academic Title list for 2010. World Constitutions Illustrated was released in April of 2010 and was HeinOnline’s first library presented in the new platform that brings together documents, books, articles, bibliographic references, and web sites all related to a subject area in one database.

Choice’s Outstanding Academic Titles are considered to be the “best of the best” and works are chosen based upon excellence in scholarship and presentation, and significance in contribution to the field of study. Of the more than 25,000 titles submitted to Choice for review in 2010…

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William S. Hein & Co., Inc. Honors Dan Rosati, For 30 Years of Service

Press Release
Miranda Rosati

July 21, 2010 marked the 30th Anniversary of Senior Vice President Daniel P. Rosati with William S. Hein & Co., Inc.  

Dan started with Hein as a contract computer programmer, coming from a position at Buffalo State College. In July of 1980, he was hired by Hein, as the “Computer Coordinator.” He was named Assistant Vice President in 1986 and later named Senior Vice President. Today, he oversees the IST, Editorial and HeinOnline Production areas.




Dan was one of the original architects of HeinOnline, moving the company from its traditional roots into the digital age…

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PRESS RELEASE – HeinOnline Awarded 2009 AALL Best New Product Award

Content News, News, Press Release, Subject Compilations of State Laws
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BUFFALO, NY, May 6, 2009 – The American Association of Law Libraries has selected HeinOnline’s Subject Compilations of State Laws Database for the 2009 AALL Best New Product Award. HeinOnline converted the well-respected, leading research guide, Subject Compilations of State Laws publication compiled by Cheryl Nyberg and Carol Boast, into an online, searchable database. This revolutionized historical state subject searching by providing researchers with digital access to more than 18,000 bibliographic records, many with extensive annotations.

The bibliographic records in the online database are enhanced to include thousands of links to law review articles and U.S. Supreme Court decisions that are available in HeinOnline. Entries also include live links to the Internet where state surveys are located…

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William S. Hein & Co., Inc. Announces a New Vice President, Sales

News, Press Release
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BUFFALO, NY, November 26, 2008 — William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of William Shannon Hein to the position of Vice President, Sales. Mr. Hein joined the company in 1999, overseeing the acquisition of the Fred B. Rothman Company in Littleton, Colorado. He then moved into the outside sales arena, with responsibility for contract negotiations, products sales and customer relations. He is a graduate of the College of Charleston (SC), where he earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration. Mr. Hein represents the third generation of family leadership at William S. Hein & Company, Inc. He resides in Amherst, New York with his wife, Denise, and daughter, Winter…

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