HeinOnline in the News: Maclean's Uses HeinOnline in Third Annual Law School Rankings Process

News, ScholarCheck
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Maclean's, a Canadian weekly news magazine reporting on Canadian issues such as politics, pop culture, and current events, recently released its third annual ranking of Canadian Law Schools. Fifty percent of the overall ranking is determined by faculty quality and the other fifty percent is determined by graduate quality. There are a number of measures taken into account when determining graduate quality, all focusing on the success that each law school has had in producing graduates who go out and land competitive jobs. These measures include elite firm hiring, national reach, Supreme Court clerkships, and faculty hiring.

The other fifity percent of the ranking is determined by faculty quality, which is measured primarily by how many times the law school's professors are cited in legal periodicals…

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Most Cited Journals and Journal Articles in HeinOnline- UPDATED!

Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck
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With the addition of Hein's ScholarCheck tools in the Law Journal Library, we have been able to gather data that gives us insight into the most cited journal titles and the most cited journal articles in HeinOnline. In June of 2008 we published our findings. We have since added an abundance of new content. Therefore, we have updated our analysis to reflect new content that has been added to HeinOnline over the course of the last 12 months. Below are our updated findings broken down by the top 30 Most Cited Journal Titles in HeinOnline, followed by the Most Cited Journal Articles in HeinOnline. We note here that the data was based on results using OCR technology, therefore some citations may not have been recognized or counted…

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Most-Cited U.S. Supreme Court Cases in HeinOnline – Part II

Enhancements, ScholarCheck, U.S. Supreme Court
Shane Marmion

Earlier this year we added our Hein ScholarCheck analysis to the U.S. Supreme Court Library (See our December blog post for details and a brief video demonstration).

We've recently added links when browsing or searching to a case in the U.S. Supreme Court Library which will then allow you to view all articles that cite that case from within HeinOnline's Law Journal Library.

 


Today we share with you the results of our Hein ScholarCheck analysis on the U.S. Supreme Court Library. The following is a list of the 50 Most-Cited Supreme Court Cases in HeinOnline.

Enjoy!

1.) Brown v…

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Most Cited Authors in HeinOnline – Hein's ScholarCheck

Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck
Shane Marmion

Lets look at the most-cited authors in the Law Journal Library using Hein's ScholarCheck, our new citation analysis tool.

 

 

As of today, the following lists the 50 Most Cited Authors, which includes the # of articles which they have written and a cumulative # of times all of their articles have been cited. This analysis was run over the 1,200+ legal periodicals, 30,000+ volumes, 1,000,000+ articles, and over 19 million pages of content in the Law Journal Library. In our analysis, we also found that there are over 150,00 different authors.

Enjoy!

 

 

1.) Posner, Richard A. cited 12,586 times in 251 articles…

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36th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade – HeinOnline Research Results

Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck, U.S. Supreme Court
Shane Marmion

Yesterday was the 36th anniversary of the decision of the famous Supreme Court case "Roe v. Wade"

Lets take a look at this case through some research in HeinOnline using Hein's ScholarCheck, our new social indexing tool.

This case can be retrieved in the U.S. Supreme Court library by citation (410 U.S. 113):

 

 

Or by a conducting field search for the title of the case. You will see from the search results, that this case was cited by 15,991 articles from the HeinOnline Law Journal Library:

 

 

 

 

 

By simply clicking the "Cited by 15991" link…

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Most-Cited U.S. Supreme Court Cases in HeinOnline – Coming in December!

Enhancements, ScholarCheck, U.S. Supreme Court
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Did you know that the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was cited by more than 16,000 articles in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library making it the most-cited U.S. Supreme Court case in HeinOnline? As we continue to analyze citations and further our studies of scholarly and social indexing, we are pleased to announce that in December, you will be able to view the "CitedBy" counts for Supreme Court cases found in the U.S. Reports in HeinOnline.

This means that when you run a search in the U.S. Supreme Court Library, any search result linking directly to a case from a U.S. Reports volume will display the number of times that the case is cited by articles from HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library…

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Scholarly Approach to Social Indexing: HeinOnline Takes it to the Next Level

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck, Tips and Tricks
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How? Sort Law Journal Search Results by the Number of Times an Article is Cited

Last month we introduced HeinOnline's concept of social indexing in the scholarly arena. We got a great response to this enhancement and received a great deal of feedback from our customers. The biggest question was, "Now that we can view the overall impact, can we sort our results by the number of times the articles are cited? We want to be able to see the most cited articles first!"

We are pleased to inform you, that the addition of the "CitedBy" feature has opened even more doors for HeinOnline, and now allows you to do just that…

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HeinOnline Introduces the Concept of Social Indexing

Enhancements, ScholarCheck, Tips and Tricks
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Some think of social indexing as social tagging or social bookmarking in which you bookmark your favorite websites, popular blog posts, or news alerts. HeinOnline is now looking at social indexing from a scholarly perspective, bringing to you for the first time in a digital environment the concept of viewing most cited law review articles. For example, when you run a search for "Right to Privacy" across the titles in the Law Journal Library in HeinOnline, you will be able to determine how many times each result has been "cited by" other scholarly law review articles in HeinOnline. This allows you to view articles that have had a heavy influence or high impact on the subject you are searching. From here…

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The Most Cited Journal Articles & Titles in HeinOnline

Miscellaneous, News, ScholarCheck
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With the recent addition of the "Articles That Cite This Article" feature in the Law Journal Library, we have been able to gather data that gives us insight into the most cited journal titles and the most cited journal articles in HeinOnline. Below are our findings broken down by the top 30 Most Cited Journal Titles in HeinOnline, followed by the Most Cited Journal Articles in HeinOnline. We note here that the data was based on results using OCR technology, therefore some citations may not have been recognized or counted.

Top 30 Most Cited Journals in HeinOnline:
*Each title below displays the number of times the journal title is cited in HeinOnline.

Harvard Law Review

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