8 Helpful Resources for Librarians

Author Profile Pages, Branding, Law Librarianship, Legal Education, Libraries, Training Guides
Benjamin Boron

At HeinOnline, we understand that librarians are constantly adjusting to technical changes as they perform and assist with a multitude of research endeavors across several databases.

Last fall, we updated our interface. The appearance was streamlined, and new tools were created for a more user-friendly research experience. As a result, we've created many new help resources. The following is a snapshot of various resources we offer for librarians, as well as help materials available for both new and experienced HeinOnline users to get the most from their subscriptions.

1.) Librarian Guide Information Sheet

Do your University's LibGuides mention HeinOnline? If so, we've made a short guide containing a general database description as well as information on how to obtain up-to-date descriptions of individual HeinOnline collections…

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Helpful Resources for Law Students

Cite-Checking, Exploring HeinOnline, Legal Education, Training Guides
Shannon Sabo

The beginning of September means that most law students are either heading back to class, or beginning their legal studies. The law school workload is undeniably intense, and HeinOnline is here to help. In addition to being the world's largest image-based government document and legal research database, HeinOnline also features fully searchable content and a wealth of tools to improve the legal research experience. It's a favorite resource among law librarians, professors, students, and other legal professionals. The following is just a snapshot of the various help materials available to all HeinOnline users.

1. HeinOnline's Help Video Series

In order to make HeinOnline even more user-friendly, a series of videos has been created highlighting major features and areas of the database…

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What's New In HeinOnline?

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, Training Guides, U.S. Federal Agency Library, What's New
Shannon Sabo

We are pleased to be in the home stretch of winter, and to announce this month's HeinOnline updates!

New This Month

We're especially excited about an update to our agreement with American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education. There will no longer be an embargo on the following titles:

Access these titles by entering the American Law Institute Library and selecting ALI-CLE Publications from the browse options:

We have also added links to available Quick Reference Guides from the breadcrumb trail for any collection having its own guide…

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Get More from Your HeinOnline Subscription!

Exploring HeinOnline, HeinOnline, Searching, Tips and Tricks, Training, Training Guides
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline has a wealth of resources available to help you with searching and navigating in the database. From a help page to live, personalized training sessions, we have what you need to get started using HeinOnline and to advance your legal research skills to the next level!

help.heinonline.org

Our help page is a great place to get answers to frequently asked questions, download or view training guides, and watch helpful videos about HeinOnline's interface and tools.

This page is fully searchable and incorporates our blog

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Now Available: Updated HeinOnline Comprehensive User's Guide

Training, Training Guides, What's New
Shannon Sabo

As most of you know, we released HeinOnline's updated interface on August 11, 2015. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are now pleased to offer an updated Comprehensive User's Guide. This guide will help users learn the basics of how to navigate through the interface, search from the Welcome Page and from inside collections, and use the various tools available in HeinOnline.

We also recently released this Getting Started in HeinOnline quick reference guide, which is an excellent resource for users who need just a brief overview of how to access HeinOnline and basic searching and navigation…

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