HeinOnline’s Suite of Tools and Resources
HeinOnline offers a number of tools to help both novice and experienced researchers make the most of its content. Check out our unparalleled customer resources, artificial intelligence and research tools, and unique account features and services.
Located at the top of an article page, the More Like This button allows researchers to find articles similar to the current article they are viewing. Using an algorithm, this feature discovers “interesting words” within the article, generating a list of similar articles based on the frequency of the words.
The Keyword Search Builder can be found within the Advanced Search option of various databases. Enter keywords into one or more of the boxes provided. Adjust the weight of each word using the boost factors. Select a title to search within or enter a date range to narrow down the results.
Machine-learned topics and entities (frequently mentioned locations, persons, and organizations) are generated from various journal articles in HeinOnline. Researchers may use the topics and entities to better refine their searches or to learn more about a particular article from just a glance.
Scholarcheck is a series of tools designed to help researchers quickly locate relevant material in HeinOnline. Among its many functions, ScholarCheck analyzes most-cited entities, hyperlinks cited material in a document for quick access, and provides smart sorting options.
MyHein is HeinOnline’s personal research tool. Anyone with HeinOnline access may create a free MyHein account to bookmark documents, save search queries, and set up electronic table of contents alerts. In addition, create bookmark tags and export saved bookmarks in various formats.
The Venn Diagram Search allows researchers to visualize the power of keyword combinations, helping new researchers learn to structure a search and experienced researchers refine their keyword choices. Use this unique tool within the Law Journal Library alone, or across multiple databases.
The Cite button on article pages provides a variety of citation formats, including MLA, APA, Chicago, Bluebook, OSCOLA, and McGill Guide. Users have the ability to export journal citations to Refworks, to Endnote, or as a text file from the same Cite button in HeinOnline.
Author Profile Pages are an excellent way for researchers to discover a particular author’s scholarly work. This page provides citation count information about a particular author, the author’s frequently discussed subjects and topics, and a list of the author’s works in HeinOnline.
From within an author profile page, researchers may use the Explore This Author feature to visualize the context of an author within his or her field. Through an interactive flow chart, the feature allows users to discover the author’s frequent co-authors, topics, journals, organizations, and more.