New: SAGE Journal Packages Available in HeinOnline!

Content News, SAGE Journals, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline regularly seeks out new material and partnerships with other publishers in order to increase the scope of content available to users.  Recently, an agreement was reached with SAGE Publishing to bring selected SAGE journal content into HeinOnline. While 34 of these titles have been added to the Law Journal Library with a three-year embargo at no additional charge, current content for the majority of these journals is now available within four new packages.

Purchasing one or more of these packages will enable access to the most current material published in all titles included within the purchased package(s). Special pricing is available through HeinOnline…

Read More

Criminal Justice in America: U.S. Attorney General Database has Been Expanded, Categorized and Re-Named

Criminal Justice in America, What's New
Shannon Sabo

It’s hard to believe that HeinOnline turned 17 years old in May. In our continued efforts to enhance our users’ research experiences, we often evaluate and add content to existing resources. Occasionally, the nature of the material added warrants content rearrangement. If enough content has been added to change the scope of the entire collection, the collection may be re-named to appropriately represent the material included within it.

The U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection has officially been renamed Criminal Justice in America: U.S Attorney General Opinions, Reports, and Publications. Since its release in January of 2006, the content included in this collection has expanded significantly: the title count has increased from 12 to 351…

Read More

New in HeinOnline: History of Capital Punishment

History of Capital Punishment, What's New
Shannon Sabo

It’s easily one of the most controversial and heavily debated issues in history, and HeinOnline has created a resource packed with information on capital punishment, providing researchers with a comprehensive overview of the history of death penalty legislation.

Major components of History of Capital Punishment include:

  • The Eugene G. Wanger and Marilyn M. Wanger Death Penalty Collection. This book is the result of more than 50 years of research by Eugene G. Wanger, a noted expert on the subject of capital punishment. It includes more than 7,000 bibliographic entries of books, pamphlets, periodicals, posters, photographs, and other memorabilia related to the history of the death penalty…

Read More

NEW Sports Law Titles in HeinOnline

Law Journal Library, What's New
Shannon Sabo

The field of sports law is composed of legal issues surrounding both amateur and professional sports in the United States. While some aspects of this legal field overlap with labor law, contract law, and others, many law schools offer specific programs dedicated to sports law.

Unsurprisingly, HeinOnline contains tons of information on this topic. A quick search for “sports law” across all content produces thousands of results, with more than 6,500 results in the Law Journal Library, nearly 2,500 results in Bar Journals, and nearly 2,000 results in the Intellectual Property Law Collection. Browse the Law Journal Library content by subject to locate 34 journals on this topic:

Use the subject-specific search box located above the list of titles to search only within sports law journals:

To find articles related to your topic without limiting the query to subject-specific titles…

Read More

NEW: Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodies

Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions, What's New
Shannon Sabo

About This Product

HeinOnline is pleased to announce the release of a brand new print and online product. Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodies by Louis W. (Bill) Bookheim is a unique resource containing the most current and extensive listing of publications created by presidential advisory bodies.

United States presidents have historically created such advisory groups—also called committees, commissions, boards, blue ribbon panels, or task forces—to advise them on particular problems or issues. In the past, these commissions have explained catastrophes such as the Gulf oil spill, Challenger Space Shuttle accident, Pearl Harbor, the AIDS epidemic, and more.

This database will aid researchers interested in United States history…

Read More

Comprehensive Search Results in HeinOnline Just Got Better

Enhancements, Functionality, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline has always offered comprehensive search results. Results will never max out, regardless of the search parameters. For example, the incredibly broad search law from within the Law Journal Library  produces more than 1.8 million results:

 

Infinite Scrolling Now Available

Recently, the HeinOnline development team analyzed the way researchers used search results. They discovered that more than 85% of users do not venture beyond the first page of search results. In order to more intuitively display a greater number of search results, an infinite scroll feature has been implemented. Users will no longer be required to use page arrows to go beyond the first page of results…

Read More

Project Update: Session Laws Library Indexing

Enhancements, Functionality, Session Laws, What's New
Benjamin Boron

How the Project Began

In August of 2015, we received an overwhelming amount of feedback from a customer survey indicating that users wanted additional indexing to the Session Laws Library.

The project was initially launched by ranking all states in the order they’re accessed by HeinOnline users and we began indexing the session laws by 10-year increments, in reverse chronological order while simultaneously indexing all new session laws added to HeinOnline.

Update on the Process

We are pleased to announce that all 50 states are now indexed to the chapter or act level from 2000 to current. Moving forward, we are adjusting our process…

Read More

National Survey of State Laws: NEW Update Now Available

National Survey of State Laws, What's New
Shannon Sabo

Comparing laws among states has never been easier!

Last year, HeinOnline teamed up with Rich Leiter, Director of the Schmid Law Library and Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law, to create a database version of National Survey of State Laws. This easy-to-use resource provides an overall view of the most sought-after and controversial legal topics in the United States and enables users to make basic state-by-state comparisons of current state laws.

Summary of Winter 2017 Updates
by Rich Leiter

The Winter 2017 release includes several important updates, some of which come as the result of the November 2016 election…

Read More

NOW AVAILABLE! Multinational Sources Compared: A Subject and Jurisdiction Index

Multinational Sources Compared, What's New
Shannon Sabo

A unique finding aid designed to direct researchers to sources that compare multiple jurisdictions on focused subjects is now available in both print and database formats, exclusively in HeinOnline.

Multinational Sources Compared: A Subject and Jurisdiction Index by Alena L. Wolotira and Sherry L. Leysen is an impressive collection of detailed bibliographic records and is based on Professor Jon Schultz’s Statutes Compared: A U.S., Canadian, Multinational Research Guide to Statutes by Subject (2nd edition, 2001) and Multinational Statutes Compared: A Research Guide to Statutes by Subject (2003). These publications gave extensive reviews of each selected resource in order to give researchers an idea of what the resource contained before trying to obtain it…

Read More

New HeinOnline Knowledge Base

Enhancements, Functionality, HeinOnline Support, Training, What's New
Bonnie Hein

We have been diligently working to develop our new HeinOnline Knowledge Base and are excited to announce that it is now available!

Click the Help drop-down menu located in the top right corner of any page in HeinOnline to select the new Knowledge Base, which is also available at help.heinonline.org:

The Knowledge Base is now full-text searchable, and each article is categorized for easy browsing. Six popular categories appear on the Knowledge Base homepage, and others are accessible by clicking them from within search results:

As you enter your search terms, results will auto-fill as you type…

Read More