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Coming Soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law

The Ideology, Fundamentals, and Power of World Religions We are pleased to introduce a a new library coming soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law. Consisting of more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages, this library provides books, periodicals, and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law. Explore the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of world religion. This collection also includes an assortment of canon law, early constitutions of the church, and rare historical bibles. As we continue to add new material this…

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New Searching Enhancements in HeinOnline!

Search Specific Titles within Subcollections Searching in HeinOnline has been enhanced with the addition of subcollection individual title searchability. For example, in the U.S. Congressional Documents collection's Advanced Search tool, highlight Congressional Record. Previously, only the subcollection (a/k/a document type) could be searched. Now, select one or more titles from within a subcollection to narrow the scope of your search: This enhancement, universally available across all collections in HeinOnline, makes it easy to drill into only the titles you select in order to produce the…

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Author Profile Citation Notifications Now Available!

We have added a new e-mail alert option to our author profile pages! In addition to setting up a notification for when new material by a certain author is added to HeinOnline, users can now be advised when that author's existing works are cited by new articles. Simply click an author's name from search results, and click Set up e-mail alerts from the author's profile: Select one or both boxes to receive the corresponding e-mail alert(s). If an author's existing articles are cited by new…

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Research What’s In the News with HeinOnline: Officer Involved Shootings

Darren Wilson and Michael Brown became household names in 2014 when Officer Wilson shot and killed Brown, who was unarmed, during an altercation that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooting sparked much controversy and debate about what constitutes justifiable use of force by police. According to Mother Jones, no agency or database tracks the number of police shootings or killings of unarmed persons in a systematic, comprehensive way. This Washington Post article notes that the Justice Department allows the nation's law enforcement agencies to "self-report…

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ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals: Current and in Color!

Earlier this year, we introduced the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals (formerly known as the ABA Package Plan) to HeinOnline. This new collection digitizes both the archives and current material contained in this package, making these titles available electronically exclusively in HeinOnline. In addition to the titles found in the former ABA Package Plan, the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals includes 44 titles that were previously unavailable to non-members of specific American Bar Association sections; these new titles are available as full color PDFs! Each…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS ILLUSTRATED: MARCH UPDATE

Last year we began posting monthly updates to our World Constitutions Illustrated Library on our Hein Blog. You can view those posts here. We will now post these updates here, on our HeinOnline Blog. We have continued to send quarterly e-mail updates regarding new documents, new titles, and new linking in the World’s Constitutions Illustrated library. Not signed up for e-mails? Click Here» With the March release**, 54 new documents, including numerous recent releases and 32 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below…

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HOLIDAY CLOSING STARTING TODAY, APRIL 3 AT 12:30 PM EST

The Hein Company will be closing today Friday, April 3 at 12:30 PM EST.  The company will reopen Monday, April 6. Please note: HeinOnline Phone and Live Chat Support will be unavailable these days. Email will be monitored. We hope you have a great holiday and great weekend! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Major Improvements Made to Searching in HeinOnline!

The Hein Company has long enjoyed a reputation of having the best customer service in the industry. We have always welcomed both positive and negative customer feedback. We recently surveyed our customers to find out what they liked best about HeinOnline and what features could use improvement. While we learned that we're doing many things right, we found much that could be improved with our searching and search results. We have taken this feedback seriously and will be implementing many of the suggestions we received…

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Dropbox: New Video and Troubleshooting Information

New Video! We have created a new training video on the use of the Dropbox application in HeinOnline: Troubleshooting Dropbox Users who access HeinOnline via a proxy server must provide the domain of the proxy to HeinOnline in order for the Dropbox application to function properly; Dropbox also suggests whitelisting all of its verified domains in the proxy's configuration. Also, please note that we have received reports from EZProxy users that they are unable to use the Dropbox application in HeinOnline. We are working with…

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Research Net Neutrality in HeinOnline!

Net neutrality, also known as network neutrality, Internet neutrality or net equality, is the concept that Internet service providers (ISPs) and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally. It means that ISPs should allow access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. On February 26, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor of net neutrality regulations which ban companies from being able to pay for faster access to web surfers in…

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