Shane P. Marmion Named President of William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

Company Info, What's New
Shannon Sabo

We are pleased to announce an important change at William S. Hein & Co., Inc. and HeinOnline! Shane P. Marmion, former Vice President of Product Development, is now the fourth president in the company’s history. He replaces his father, Kevin, who served as Hein’s president for more than twenty years. Kevin remains at Hein as CEO and will continue to develop long-term strategic goals for the company.

Shane’s fast facts:

  1. He is a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Management.
  2. He has been employed with Hein since 1996.
  3. Despite being born and raised in Buffalo…

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Map View in State Reports: A Historical Archive Enhanced to Include Court Districts

State Reports: A Historical Archive, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline’s State Reports: A Historical Archive is now color-coded with numbers indicating geographic boundaries of United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts. New databases added with a map view tool will also include this handy feature.

About Court Districts

The United States Federal Court System includes twelve regions of district courts and courts of appeal. These courts handle both civil and criminal cases. Each district court is associated with a United States bankruptcy court and each judicial district has at least one courthouse…

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Everything You Need to Know about Author Profile Pages

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Author Profile Pages are an excellent way to showcase and promote an author’s scholarly work. This page automatically displays a list of an author’s articles and ScholarCheck statistics and can be enhanced to include a photo, biographical information, and links to the author’s website and social media accounts. Use email alerts to stay up to date with authors’ works. Let’s take a closer look at this HeinOnline feature and what’s new!

Accessing Author Profile Pages

To find an author profile page, use the Advanced Search option found on the Law Journal Library homepage…

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Enhanced Metadata to Improve Search and Discovery in the Federal Register Library!

Enhancements, Federal Register, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We have been continuing to enhance searching in HeinOnline by adding natural language processing and machine learning tools to different databases. We’ve already updated the tool several times, and we blogged about these updates in September and November of last year. Entities are available within document metadata fields and search facets. They include location, person, and organization, which can assist with search and discovery. We are happy to announce that entities are now available in the Federal Register Library!

Entities and Searching

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Session Laws Indexing Project Update and New Feature Announcement

Enhancements, Session Laws, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Back in April 2017 we blogged about the Session Laws indexing project and announced that all 50 states were indexed to the chapter or act level from 2000 to current. In August 2017, we released an update to the project, reporting that two states were indexed back to inception. We have been diligently indexing our way through the states and we have some news to share!

Overview of the Project

The following states have been indexed back to inception thus far:

  1. California (1849-2016)
  2. New York (1691-2016)
  3. Maryland (1692-2017)
  4. Florida (1822-2017)
  5. Illinois (1809-2015)
  6. Ohio (1788-2016)

Next up is the state of Georgia…

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2017 Year in Review

2017, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

2017 turned out to be a roller coaster of a year. Here are just some of the things that happened this past year:

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New Partnership Brings Standard Federal Tax Reporter to HeinOnline!

Content News, Standard Federal Tax Reporter, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce we have partnered with Wolters Kluwer to enhance access to the Standard Federal Tax Reporter! This publication’s archives are now available as its own database in HeinOnline and provided free of charge to academic subscribers of Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II! This well-organized title makes researching federal income tax laws and regulations quick and easy. Customers of both Wolters Kluwer and Hein are sure to appreciate the value this partnership provides.

About the Standard Federal Tax Reporter

The Standard Federal Tax Reporter contains a comprehensive collection of federal income tax information…

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Author Self-Citations, ScholarCheck Rankings, and Twitter Buzz

Author Profile Pages, What's New
Shannon Sabo

Recently, HeinOnline added a metric to Author Profile Page citation data: Self-Citations. This metric counts the cumulative number of times that an author has cited his or her own work. It is not factored into the overall ScholarCheck ranking analysis, nor does it affect the overall citation count.

The concept of self-citation has been discussed for some time. This Scholarly Kitchen post, Do We Need a Self-Citation Index? inspired the development and addition of this metric to HeinOnline’s citation data.

About Self-Citation

Self-citation…

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NEW Database: McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications

Content News, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce a new database in HeinOnline: McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications. The McGill Institute and Centre of Air and Space Law is a leading authority on air and space law. With nearly 50 titles and 50,000 pages on this relevant and timely topic, complete your space law research in a fully searchable, user-friendly interface!

About McGill Institute and Centre of Air and Space Law

McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) is the world’s premier academic setting for teaching and research in the dual disciplines of international air law and space law…

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HeinOnline Never Sleeps

Exploring HeinOnline, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

For the past few months we have been working diligently to add new features to enhance your HeinOnline experience. We’ve been busy implementing customer suggestions and incorporating new ideas. Let’s review what’s new!

New Features in HeinOnline

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