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U.S. Core+ for Government

A research package designed for American government entities.

A Comprehensive Resource for Any U.S. Government Agency

Find the authoritative government documents and legal resources you need with HeinOnline’s U.S. Core+ package, a government research platform carefully designed to meet the needs of any American government agency. With 30+ research databases, U.S. Core+ for Government contains the full text of more than 3,000 law and law-related journals, access to U.S. federal and state case law, thousands of classic legal treatises, and a wealth of government publications. Access complete coverage of the U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Code, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Congressional Record, and more—all are exact replicas of the original print publications and all are fully searchable. 

All documents within HeinOnline are provided in a fully searchable image-based format, offering users the authority of print with the ease of online searching. Unique search tools powered by machine learning, a personalized research platform, and scholarly impact analysis tools further enhance the government research experience. HeinOnline’s help pages guide subscribers through the use of its interface, tools, and databases and our friendly support team is available for personalized training sessions, live chat, phone calls, and emails. 

The Materials to Meet Any Government Research Need


Access more than 3,000 law and law-related journals that discuss, analyze, and reflect on key government issues.


Explore an array of case law, plus official published opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court using “best-case-first” research tools.


Peruse authoritative current and historical government sources that both illuminate the past and inform on the present. 


Locate true-to-print treaties, cases, reports, and statutes from Canada, the United Kingdom, and other countries. 

Included in the Package

Explore the legal resources, case law archives, U.S. government documents, and international materials that make up the U.S. Core+ package.

Legal Research and Analysis

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.

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.

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.

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.

Criminal Justice & Criminology

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

Civil Rights and Social Justice

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

Military and Government

Thousands of diverse publications related to the history, glory, might, and daily nitty-gritty of administrating America’s fighting forces.

Brennan Center for Justice Publications

Publications of the Brennan Center, a nonpartisan law and policy institute seeking to improve the systems of democracy and justice in the U.S.

Bremer-Kovacs Collection: Historic Documents Related to the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946

A comprehensive database designed to make the history of the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (APA) more accessible and understandable. Compiled by Kathryn E. Kovacs, Emily S. Bremer, and Charlotte D. Schneider.

UNC Press Law Publications

Hundreds of titles (both current and historical) from the internationally acclaimed University of North Carolina Press, covering a variety of timely topics.

Law Academy Project

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

LGBTQ+ Rights

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

Military Legal Resources (U.S. Army JAG School)

An exhaustive collection created in collaboration with the William Winthrop Memorial Library of the U.S. Army JAG School.

U.S. Case Law


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

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.

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.

U.S. Government Documents

Federal Register Library

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

U.S. 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.

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. 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. Congressional Documents

The complete Congressional Record bound volume set from its inception, plus its three predecessor titles, congressional hearings, and more.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set

The official historical record of the U.S. government, consisting of two centuries of documents spanning more than 17,000 volumes.

U.S. Presidential Library

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

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.

Pentagon Papers

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

GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions

Reports on audits, surveys, investigations, and evaluations of federal programs conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Executive Privilege Archive

Primary and secondary source material relating to executive privilege from all three branches of the U.S. government, as well as books and scholarly articles.

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.

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.

International Materials

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.

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.

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.

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.

Open Society Justice Initiative

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

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