Human Rights Day – 10 December 2013

ALI, Exploring HeinOnline, FILRD, Miscellaneous, News, United Nations
Jackie Stanley

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. Read The Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the United Nation’s website »

Learn more about human rights in HeinOnline!

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Did you know HeinOnline has over 75 titles in the Law Journal Library relating to human rights…

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Tip of the Week: How to Determine if a Treaty is Still in Force

Miscellaneous, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks, Treaties and Agreements Library, United Nations
HeinOnline Blogger

HeinOnline’s treaty research databases offer an easy way to determine if a treaty is still in force or if it has been terminated.  This week’s tip explores how to make this determination using both the Treaties & Agreements Treaty  Search Tool and the United Nations Treaty Series database available in HeinOnline.

Watch the Tip of the Week on YouTube, or continue reading below the video for the full-text version.

Determining if a Treaty is Still in Force in the Treaties & Agreements Library:

First, let’s look at a scenario in which the U.S. is a party to the agreement.  When the U.S. is a party to the treaty in question…

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Are you subscribed to the United Nations Law Collection?

Enhancements, Miscellaneous, United Nations
Miranda Rosati

If so, you may have noticed that this month, we have restructured this library in HeinOnline. In doing so, we have added more prominent browse options to the top of the collection homepage. You will still have the option to browse by All Titles, Treaty Publications, International Court of Justice, UN Commission on International Trade Law, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, UN Yearbooks, UN Serials, Codification and Progressive Development of International Law, and Other Related Works. The Finding Aids will now be found when browsing by All Titles in the collection.

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WEBINAR: United Nations Law Collection – Feb. 24th – There's Still Time To Register

Training, United Nations
HeinOnline Blogger

This is a reminder of our upcoming Webinar during which we will focus on using and searching HeinOnline’s United Nations Law Collection.  During this webinar we will discuss the following:

  • Overview of the Publications
  • How to quickly pull up a treaty by citation
  • Search for a treaty by treaty/registration number, country, short title, subject, popular name, signing date and more!
  • How to interpret/read your search results
  • What the Treaty Summary is and how to view it
  • How Hein’s ScholarCheck is integrated
  • Where to find the current status of a UN treaty
  • Search all other UN publications
  • View International Agreements by popular name
  • Scholarly Writings of Faculty Members

We will be holding this Webinar on Wednesday…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Where To Find the Current Status of a UN Treaty in HeinOnline

Tips and Tricks, United Nations
HeinOnline Blogger

Are you looking for the current status of the parties in a UN Treaty or want to see the entry into force date? In addition to providing you with key treaty data and a link to the text of the treaty as it appears in the UN Treaty Series, HeinOnline now links the most current status of the treaty as it is presented on the United Nations website at

There are two ways to find the current status of a treaty in HeinOnline. The first is by searching for the treaty. From HeinOnline’s United Nations collection home page, click on Search for a United Nations Treaty. Enter the treaty number, for example 10586, select Treaty/Registration Number from the drop down menu and click search…

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HeinOnline's United Nations Law Collection is Now Available!

Content News, United Nations
HeinOnline Blogger

Through an arrangement with the United Nations, HeinOnline is pleased to introduce its latest addition, the United Nations Law Collection. The United Nations Law Collection presents exact reproductions of major United Nations legal publications, including the complete collection of the United Nations Treaty Series, the Statement of Treaties and International Agreements, International Court of Justice, Reports of Judgments Advisory Opinions and Orders, Reports of International Arbitral Awards and more!

HeinOnline’s United Nations Law Collection provides convenient finding aids accessible directly from HeinOnline’s United Nations Landing Page. The finding aids will allow you to:

  • Pull up the full text of a United Nations Treaty by inserting the UNTS citation.
  • Search for a United Nations Treaty by treaty/registration number…

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