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Now Available FREE for Everyone: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

HeinOnline Updates, Press Release, Slavery in America and the World, What's New
Shannon Furtak

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has just released a monumental, unique, culturally significant, and free collection. Below is a note from company President Kevin M. Marmion:

Today, William S. Hein & Co., Inc. released the newest HeinOnline collection, Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. This collection, developed under the direction of Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Visiting Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, has been in development for more than three years, with an investment by the Hein Company of tens of thousands of dollars. During the development of the collection, the Company’s market research indicated that Slavery in America and the World would be a very successful and profitable collection once offered on a subscription basis…

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Session Laws Indexing Update

Session Laws, What's New
Shannon Furtak

In August of 2015, HeinOnline announced a major undertaking: chapter or act-level indexing would be added to all states' session laws. This enhancement was the result of customer feedback from a survey sent to more than 2,000 users: respondents indicated that additional indexing would greatly improve the Session Laws Library. As of last month's content release, all 50 states have this indexing applied to at least the past decade of session laws. All new material being added also contains this in-depth indexing.

The HeinOnline production team is now working on the next reverse-chronological 10-year period for all states. So far, the following states now have the past 20 years indexed to the chapter or act level:

States are indexed based on usage numbers…

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A Tale of Two Customer Suggestions

Customer Suggestion, Enhancements, Printing/Downloading, What's New
Shannon Furtak

HeinOnline has always been receptive to customer feedback—many of our best tools have resulted from users’ ideas. We offer multiple methods of feedback submission, including email, phone, live chat, a feedback form, and social media. Recently, we were able to implement two new features in our print/download tool, thanks to users’ suggestions.

PDFs Now Link Back to HeinOnline Documents

Recently, Twitter user @davidlnoll requested that we “add a clickable link in downloaded PDFs that takes you back to where the file came from in HeinOnline.” We contacted David on Twitter with a proposed solution, and the new feature became available with the August HeinOnline content release…

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New Content Added and Continuing Growth of HeinOnline

Content News, UNC Press, What's New
Shannon Furtak

It's official: University of North Carolina Press legal titles have been added to all U.S. Core subscriptions free of charge! Access the new titles in the UNC Press Law Publications collection from the HeinOnline Welcome page:

These titles cover a wide range of subjects, including the AIDS pandemic, slavery, religion, immigration, and more. Both current and historical titles are included, and all books are available as full-color PDFs:

These new titles will also be available within subject-specific collections, such as the American Indian Law Collection: