Now Available: Cataloging Legal Literature 4th Edition & Database

Cataloging Legal Literature, What's New
Shannon Furtak

Melody Lembke and Melissa Beck presented the new 4th Edition and database version of Cataloging Legal Literature to standing-room only audiences at the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Chicago just a few weeks ago. We are pleased to announce the official availability of this incredible resource!

While the books are currently in production, the database is available immediately. Both the print and online versions have been updated to the latest Resource Description and Access (RDA) standards, and the database will be updated quarterly to ensure users have access to the most current information. The book and database describe the authors' understanding of current cataloging and classification practices for legal materials. Throughout the manual, illustrations of descriptive or subject cataloging and MARC tags are offered…

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New Additions to the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals

American Bar Association, Content News, What's New
Shannon Furtak

In 2015, HeinOnline partnered with the American Bar Association (ABA) to offer access to the current content of 100 ABA-published journals. In addition to the titles available with the former ABA Package Plan, 44 new titles which were formerly available only to section members were included in the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals.

Both HeinOnline and the ABA are committed to continually increasing the value of this collection. Last month, publications from the ABA Center for Professional Development's National Institutes from 2012 to date were added. These publications cover a wide range of topics, from Gaming Law to White Collar Crime, and include original analyses of legal developments assembled by the faculty for these in-person programs…

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National Survey of State Laws Database Updated!

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

We're excited to announce that the first update to National Survey of State Laws was part of our May HeinOnline content release, which is now available! A brand-new chapter was added, the chapter on Marijuana was updated, and two chapters that were removed between editions have been updated and reinstated.

Civil Shoplifting

Civil Shoplifting is a unique and little-known area of law which came to the attention of Professor Ryan Sullivan, a supervising attorney at the University of Nebraska's Civil Law Clinic, who authored this chapter. Many states have passed laws giving store owners the ability to pursue a civil action against accused shoplifters without requiring criminal prosecution…

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UNC Press Titles in HeinOnline

Content News, What's New
Shannon Furtak

We are pleased to announce that we have licensed and will be adding more than 100 of the University of North Carolina Press's law-related titles to HeinOnline! The UNC Press has a national and international reputation for thoughtfully publishing quality books. Established in 1922, the UNC Press was the first university press in the south and one of the first in the entire nation. We are proud to partner with them in this endeavor, which will add valuable content to HeinOnline while simultaneously providing extensive exposure for all included titles.

The UNC Press titles will be available to all HeinOnline Core subscribers at no additional cost. A new collection will be created to house these titles…

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Android App Now Available & iOS App Updated!

App, What's New
Shannon Furtak

The HeinOnline app is a great way to search HeinOnline or quickly retrieve a document on your mobile device. Thousands of iOS users have taken advantage of this free tool, and we're pleased to announce that the app is now available for Android users! If you haven’t downloaded the HeinOnline App for your mobile device yet, you’re missing out on an excellent research tool. According to websites like Legal Productivity, US News, and Law Technology News, the HeinOnline App is consistently included among the best and most useful apps to aid with your legal research.

With either version of the app, users can:

  • Browse subscribed collections
  • Browse title lists within a collection
  • View Tables of Contents of publications
  • Use advanced searching techniques to locate material by publication title or article title…

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Subject Compilations of State Laws: May's Featured Library

Exploring HeinOnline, Subject Compilations of State Laws, What's New
Shannon Furtak

Subject Compilations of State Laws by Cheryl Rae Nyberg has long been recognized as the most comprehensive source for identifying thousands of articles, books, government and loose-leaf publications, court opinions, and websites that compare state laws on hundreds of subjects. The first volume, which was compiled by Lynn Foster and Carol Boast, won the AALL Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award in 1982. The print version is typically updated annually, with the database updated more frequently throughout the year.

Since 2008, Subject Compilations of State Laws has been available in HeinOnline, as both a searchable database and a digital archive of all print editions; the database won the AALL Best New Product Award in 2009! William S…

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New Ranking Metric and Sorting Options Added to HeinOnline’s Author Profiles

Author Profile Pages, Citations, Customer Suggestion, Law Journal Library, What's New
Shannon Furtak

HeinOnline’s Author Profile Pages allow users to view an author’s list of articles and ScholarCheck rankings. Metrics used to calculate an author’s overall ScholarCheck ranking already included the number of times that author’s articles have been cited by other articles, by articles written only in the past 10 years, and by cases, along with the number of times the articles have been accessed by other HeinOnline users within a rolling 12-month period.

Thanks to a great suggestion from Marie Hamm, the Assistant Director for Collection Development and Adjunct Professor at the Regent University School of Law, author rankings now include a new metric, which counts the number of times an author’s articles have been cited by articles written only within the past 12-24 months…

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What’s New In HeinOnline?

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, Training, U.S. Federal Agency Library, What's New
Shannon Furtak

We are pleased to be in the home stretch of winter, and to announce this month's HeinOnline updates!

New This Month

We're especially excited about an update to our agreement with American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education. There will no longer be an embargo on the following titles:

Access these titles by entering the American Law Institute Library and selecting ALI-CLE Publications from the browse options:

We have also added links to available Quick Reference Guides from the breadcrumb trail for any collection having its own guide…

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Now Available to All U.S. Core Subscribers!

Content News, Enhancements, HeinOnline, What's New
Shannon Furtak

The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has long been a reliable source of information on law firms, banks, and real estate offices in every United States city for lawyers, bankers, merchants, manufacturers and others. In addition to providing addresses and contact information for law firms, the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory also contains ratings and a section on foreign lawyers and law firms. HeinOnline now includes the historical archive of this publication from its inception in 1868 to 1963, and we've added it to all domestic HeinOnline core subscriptions at no additional charge to our subscribers.

To access the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, simply choose it from your list of subscribed collections from the HeinOnline Welcome Page:

Follow the history of this title by viewing the two titles that eventually combined to form the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory: Martindale's American Law Directory and Hubbell's Legal Directory

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Check out January's Featured Collection: It's Definitely Time for Another Look

ALI, Enhancements, HeinOnline, What's New
Shannon Furtak

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States which produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute consists of lawyers, judges, and law professors; it drafts, discusses, and publishes Restatements & Principles of the Law, model statutes, and more. These publications are enormously influential in courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.

ALI and HeinOnline

HeinOnline's American Law Institute Library includes:

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