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Academic Core (International)

A research package of 25+ databases designed specifically for non-U.S. law schools.

The Essential Academic Research Package for International Universities

Join the 90% of top law universities across the globe that have subscribed to HeinOnline, the premier multidisciplinary research platform designed to replace existing resources for a fraction of the cost. The HeinOnline Academic Core (International) package includes an entire digital library containing nearly 3,000 law and law-related journals published in more than 60 different countries, alongside thousands of Australian, Canadian, and European legal materials, essential foreign legal yearbooks, and a wealth of international government publications. Subject coverage includes:

The authority of print. The accessibility of online.

All documents within HeinOnline are exact replicas of the original print publications, provided in a fully searchable, image-based format. Within the database, you’ll find content from trusted publishers such as Brill Nijhoff, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Sage, and more.

Both new and seasoned academics will enjoy using the unique search tools within the platform, utilizing artificial intelligence and visual aids to make research a breeze. And for additional assistance, subscribers can visit HeinOnline’s collection of help pages or contact our friendly support team, available to call, email, or schedule a personalized training session.

Databases Included in the Package

Law Journal Library

A collection of more than 3,000 online academic journals, each dating back to inception and extending through the most current issue available.

Canada Supreme Court Reports

The official bilingual series of the Supreme Court Reports of Canada, beginning with the first volume published in 1876 and including nearly 10,000 cases.

Civil Rights and Social Justice

Study the expansion of civil rights in America through government publications, legislation, supreme court briefs, and more.

Code of Federal Regulations

A fully-searchable digital version of the Code of Federal Regulations, comprehensive in coverage and featuring unique locator tools to enable easy access.

COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present

Government reports and articles demonstrating how COVID-19 and other pandemics have impacted public health, economics, society, and the world.

Criminal Justice & Criminology

A historical overview of these two ever-changing disciplines, including periodicals, rare pamphlets, memoirs, books, hearings, and more.

Early American Case Law

A robust online archive ideal for the researcher interested in American legal history. Contains cases from the late 1700s through the 1920s.

English Reports

The original bound reprint of The English Reports, a collection of judgments of the higher English Courts between 1220 and 1866.

European Centre for Minority Issues

Publications from the ECMI, an institute that conducts research and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe.


The full text of state and federal case law, with inline hyperlinking, negative treatment indicators, citation lookup tools, and more.

Federal Register Library

Comprehensive coverage of the Federal Register, beginning from inception (1936) and updated daily, as well as other executive documents.

Gun Regulation & Legislation in America

Nearly one thousand titles dealing with the difficult and important topic of gun regulation, including periodicals, legislative histories, hearings, and more.

Law Academy Project

A comprehensive collection of works exploring the history of the Law Academy of Philadelphia, compiled by editor Dr. Joel Fishman.

Legal Classics

Nearly 20,000 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history, including rare items found in only a handful of libraries around the world.

LGBTQ+ Rights

A collection of materials and interactive timeline relating to the gay rights movement in America, from 1950 until present day.

Open Society Justice Initiative

Reports, handbooks, briefing papers, and more exploring and advocating on issues of human rights and justice.

Pentagon Papers

A United States Department of Defense history of the country's political and military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.

Revised Statutes of Canada

A compilation of all federal laws of Canada passed by the parliament since Confederation, including the periodic consolidation of the Statutes of Canada.

Slavery in America and the World

A multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the U.S. and elsewhere, including every federal, state, and colony statute and all reported relevant cases.

U.S. Code

A single source for the entire archive (and current material) of the U.S. Code, the codification of the general and permanent laws of the United States.

U.S. Federal Legislative Histories

Thousands of legislative histories on major public laws, compiled by the GAO, Arnold and Porter, Covington and Burling, and others.

U.S. Presidential Impeachment Library

A variety of documents that are both contemporaneous as well as asynchronous with the four U.S. presidents affected by the impeachment process.

U.S. Presidential Library

A primary source for locating presidential documents, including speeches, messages, papers, select hearings, reports, and more.

U.S. Statutes at Large

The official source for every law (public and private) ever enacted by Congress in digital format, as well as pre-1948 treaties and international agreements.

U.S. Supreme Court Library

Complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports, providing access to all U.S. Supreme Court cases, as well as slip opinions and preliminary prints.

U.S. Treaties and Agreements

A collection of all U.S. treaties in existence, including those in force and expired, as well as thousands of unpublished treaties and agreements.

Women and the Law

Books, biographies, and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in society and the progression of women's rights over the past several centuries.

World Constitutions Illustrated

Constitutional and government documents from every country currently in existence, as well as thousands of related classic books and articles.

Popular Publishers Found in HeinOnline

American Association of Law Libraries
American Bar Association
American Law Institute
American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy
Ames Foundation
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animal Welfare Institute
Association of American Law Schools
Australian Law Reform Commission
Arnold & Porter
Blackwell Publishing Ltd.-UK
Canada Law Book
Catholic University Press
CATO Institute
Copyright Society of the USA
Covington & Burling, LLP
De Gruyter Publishing
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Federal Legal Publications
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Informa UK Ltd.
Institute of Art and Law
International Labor Office
International Law Association
International Trademark Assn
Jefferson Law Book Co.
John Hopkins University Press
JUTA & Co., Ltd.
National Center on Poverty Law
National Moot Court Competition
Paris Legal Publishers
Selden Society
Stair Society
Sweet & Maxwell
Tax Foundation of America
The Lawbook Exchange Ltd.
UBC Press
United Nations Publications
University of Chicago Press
University of North Carolina Press
University of Toronto Press
Wolters Kluwer
And many more!

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