Case Law Powered by Fastcase Now Available to All Core Subscribers

Enhancements, Hot Topic News, Miscellaneous, What's New
Jackie Stanley

Federal and state case law powered by Fastcase is now integrated into all HeinOnline Core subscriptions at no additional cost!

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Case Law Linking from Publications in HeinOnline

Like Hein’s ScholarCheck feature, when viewing a document in HeinOnline, the references will now link to the cases in addition to other types of documents cited in HeinOnline. When an article cites a case, the case citation will be highlighted in blue. The blue highlighted case citations link to the case in either HeinOnline or Fastcase…

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Spanish Language Interface Now Available

Enhancements, What's New
Miranda Rosati

¡Ahora se habla español!

We are pleased to announce a new feature! You will now have the option to change the language of the HeinOnline interface to Spanish. When you are logged in to HeinOnline, you will see "Language" as an option in the upper right-hand corner; use this link to switch the interface language to Spanish.

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100 Million Pages Now Available

Company Info, News, What's New
Miranda Rosati

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That would fill more than 5,066 shelves in your library!

100,000,000 is a huge milestone for HeinOnline. When HeinOnline was released in May of 2000, it contained one library module, the Law Journal Library, which included 25 law and law related periodicals. Today HeinOnline includes 52 library modules, 64,000 titles, 48,000 books, 2,600 serials and 164,514 volumes. Take a journey through our history by viewing the HeinOnline timeline.

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New Digital Signs Available in HeinOnline's Librarian's Corner

Feedback, Library Corner, What's New
Miranda Rosati

From a customer suggestion, we recently added four new digital signs to HeinOnline's Librarian's Corner for you to download to promote HeinOnline in your organization. The new signs highlight the following HeinOnline collections: Revised Statutes of Canada, Canada Supreme Court Reports, English Reports and World Constitutions Illustrated. We also have about a dozen other digital signs available to download in the Librarian's Corner, so feel free to head on over and check them out! If you have any suggestions for a digital sign you'd like to see, let us know at marketing@wshein.com.

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New Options Available in the U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals Collection

Enhancements, Miscellaneous, U.S. Federal Agency Library, What's New
Shannon Sabo

In our U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals collection, you now have the ability to narrow search results by the specific federal agency responsible for publishing the document. For example, if you run a search for "homeland security" and want only documents published by the Department of Homeland Security, you can run your search as follows in the Search tab, Advanced Search function:

This will give you 2,262 results* for sections containing the term "homeland security". You can choose your agency in the Agency search facet at the left of the page:

Selecting the agency will narrow the results to a more manageable 65 matches…

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New Option Available for e-TOC Alerts!

Branding, Enhancements, Miscellaneous, MyHein, What's New
Shannon Sabo

If you're already taking advantage of or you plan to set up HeinOnline branding, we have a new enhancement available that will increase the functionality of the e-TOC alerts currently available to users of the MyHein feature in HeinOnline.

If you use a proxy and provide us the prefix and (if necessary) the suffix to your proxy URL on your branding request, we can create proxy links in e-TOC alert e-mails. This will enable users accessing remotely via a proxy server to simply click on the link to access the material, instead of being redirected to the HeinOnline login page. The e-mail received containing the e-TOC alerts would now look like this:

The direct link will work from any IP authenticated system…

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Update to Subcollection Lists on Welcome Page

Enhancements, Miscellaneous, What's New
Shannon Sabo

Thanks to additional customer suggestions, we have improved upon the subcollection feature now available on the HeinOnline welcome page. From the list of Subscribed Libraries, main collections can be expanded to show any resident subcollections, thus making it faster and easier to navigate to a specific section of the library.

Any collection that has available subcollections will be noted with a plus sign:

If you click on the collection, it will expand to reveal available quick-linked subcollections:

From here, click on the subcollection that best suits your needs. The "All Titles" option will take you into the full collection:

Please note that clicking on any HeinOnline library that does not have subcollections will continue to take you directly into the library…

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Enhancement: Sub-Collection Quick Links added to List of Subscribed Libraries

Enhancements, What's New
Shannon Sabo

You may have noticed that the HeinOnline Welcome Page looks slightly different. Thanks to a suggestion from Jim Heller of the College of William and Mary, we have added quick links to major subcollections under the main collection link for certain HeinOnline libraries. For example, under U.S. Congressional Documents we have now quick-linked to Debates of Congress, Congressional Budget Office, Rules & Precedents, and so on:

Once you click on a subcollection link, you'll be brought directly into that subcollection within the main library. The subcollection you selected will be highlighted in yellow:

As always, we welcome feedback and suggestions from our valued customers. Thank you for working with us to continually improve and enhance all aspects of HeinOnline…

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New Feature: Use QR Codes on Your Smartphone or Tablet to Quickly View a Document in HeinOnline!

Enhancements, Miscellaneous, What's New
Shannon Sabo

QR (quick response) codes are mobile-device readable barcodes. They're used for encoding information in two-dimensional space, such as in a magazine or on a web page, and they are now available to make the HeinOnline document retrieval system even faster and easier. Click here for an informative video about QR codes, their uses, and the free QR code readers available for your mobile device.

If you have QR code-decoding software on your HeinOnline-authenticated smartphone or tablet, you can now quickly point the camera of your device at the HeinOnline Print/Download Options screen, and the document will be available to you instantly on your smartphone or tablet. Remember that your device will have to be authenticated to HeinOnline via username and password or IP address recognition…

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Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. – Now Available as an A-La-Carte Library!

Content News, Miscellaneous, What's New
Jackie Stanley

This new a-la-carte library is a compilation of the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearings, debates and recent developments in immigration law. This is the first comprehensive database of its kind in a fully searchable format!

View Board of Immigration Appeals Precedent Decisions, legislative histories, law and policy titles, extradition titles, scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and other related works. Presented in HeinOnline’s research platform, the functionality of this collection will allow you to easily browse and search these different sections covering immigration law & policy in the United States all in one place!

View the complete brochure or View the official announcement

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