New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

With the January content release, we added 9 new journals, 8 of which are active serials. Let’s dive into our new Law Journal Library titles this month and see the type of content they cover.


CONSTRUCTION LAW JOURNAL

Vols. 1-16#1 (2003-2020)

Published by the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

The Construction Law Journal is published semi-annually by the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas with the assistance of students from South Texas College of Law Houston. The purpose of the Journal is to publish well-researched…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

Laptop with notebook and coffee

With the December content release, we added 10 new journals, all of which are active serials. We are particularly pleased to include with this release the NOMOS series—annual volumes discussing political and legal theory from the highly regarded American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy.

Let’s dive into our new Law Journal Library titles this month and see the type of content they cover.


ACCORD, A LEGAL JOURNAL FOR PRACTITIONERS

Vols. 1-6 (2011-2017) All Published

Published by Arizona Summit Law School

Accord is the internet-based companion of Phoenix Law Review, the flagship publication of Phoenix School of Law (now known as Arizona Summit Law School)…

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Tip of the Week: How to Use ScholarCheck

Author Profile Pages, ScholarCheck, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

When browsing through scholarly journals and secondary sources in HeinOnline, it’s imperative to know how authoritative a source is for your research. ScholarCheck analyzes citation data to provide the most-cited journals, articles, and authors and aides researchers in quickly locating related material. Watch the brief video below to get an overview of HeinOnline’s ScholarCheck, or read below for more information.

What Is ScholarCheck?

ScholarCheck is one of HeinOnline’s most powerful research tools. It is a series of tools and features that:

  • Analyzes the most-cited journals…

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Tip of the Week: Navigating within Titles, Volumes, Sections, and Pages

Exploring HeinOnline, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Tara Kibler

Here’s a scenario we’re all familiar with. You walk into your local library, quietly wave hello to your friendly neighborhood librarian, and head right to a particular shelf stocked with titles relevant to your needs. The titles on the shelf are all related to a specific discipline, publication type, or use, and when those titles are published as multi-part works or in a serial format, they’re broken out into individual volumes. Crack open one of those volumes to flip through to a particular section of the work—perhaps the title page, the appendix, or the index—or to dive right in to the main content.

HeinOnline’s image-based PDF titles are organized within a similar structure…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

With the November content release, we added nine new journals, all of which are active serials. In addition, the incorporation of these publications brings HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library to a whopping 2,900 journals! 

Let’s dive into these new titles and see what type of content they cover.


ANNALS OF THE CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI UNIVERSITY OF TARGU JIU, LETTERS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES SERIES

2008-2020#1

Published by University of Targu Jiu

Annals of the Constantin Brancusi University of Targu Jiu, Letters and Social Sciences Series includes articles from the historical, social, and philosophical perspectives with the objectives of encouraging research in education and expanding the horizon of knowledge in the field of letters and social sciences…

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Tip of the Week: How to Locate a Title in HeinOnline

Law Journal Library, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

When the phone rings here at HeinOnline, one of the most frequently asked questions is “How do I locate a title?” Whether users are trying to locate a publication title or an article title, we have tools to make document retrieval a breeze. Watch this quick tutorial on the various ways to pull up a title in HeinOnline, or read below for more information.

How to Locate a Publication Title

The Catalog tab, found in the stationary search bar…

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Help, I Need Somebody! Where Users Can Locate Help Resources in HeinOnline

Exploring HeinOnline, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Here at HeinOnline, we strive to give you the best research experience possible. From live chat to LibGuides, we are always looking for ways to provide help to our customers. In this post, we’re going to make sure you’re aware of all the support avenues available in HeinOnline.

1. Search Help

The stationary search bar in HeinOnline contains a Search Help link that will come in handy if you need help constructing a search query.

Click the link to be directed to a guide that contains available Boolean operators with related search examples…

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Tip of the Week: Researching the Career of a Senator

Exploring HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

The ability to thoroughly investigate and analyze the activity of Congress and its members is crucial for historical research projects, understanding current events, and these days, especially, for becoming a more informed voter during election time.

Discover a few ways to research the life and career of a U.S. senator, in particular, with this tip of the week. We’d like to thank Staci Green, Head of Library Operations at Dickinson State University, for her recent question, which inspired this blog post!

Start with the Basics

Before diving into the nitty gritty of database research, you’ll want to check and see if any relevant titles have already been compiled…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

With the October content release, we added 10 new journals, all of which are active serials. Before we take a closer look at each of the new titles, we have a special announcement!

We are happy to report that due to an updated agreement with the publisher, HeinOnline now provides current content for the Journal of Space Law. Published by University of Mississippi School of Law since 1973, this widely recognized journal is devoted to space law and the legal problems arising out of human activities in outer space.


VIEW JOURNAL OF SPACE LAW


Now let’s dive into the new journals and see what content they cover…

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Tip of the Week: How to Locate the Text of a Public Law

Searching, Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories, Statutes at Large, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks, U.S. Federal Legislative History
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Have you ever tried to locate the text of a public law or an Act, but didn’t have a U.S. Statutes at Large citation or a public law number handy? This week’s tip will showcase how to utilize three different sources in HeinOnline to locate the text of a public law using its popular name.

Watch the video below or continue reading below for the full-text version of our tip of the week.

U.S. Statutes at Large

The U.S. Statutes at Large is the official source for all laws and resolutions enacted by Congress…

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