HeinOnline Training Videos: What Would You Like to Learn?

We are in the process of updating all training material on our help page, help.heinonline.org. We have recently added this video, which discusses how to print PDFs using HeinOnline. We plan to add at least two new videos every month. We would like to take this opportunity to ask you, our valued customers, what you would like to see highlighted in these training videos. Each video will be between two and four minutes in length, and topics will range from Fastcase to search strategies to…

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Check out Congressional Committee Prints in HeinOnline!

Congressional Committee Prints are publications issued by Congressional committees that pertain to their legislative or research activities as well as other matters – such as memorial tributes. The prints contain statistical and historical information and are an excellent resource for researchers analyzing legislative history or legislative intent. Categories of these Committee Prints include draft reports and bills, directories, statistical materials, investigative and historical reports, situational studies, confidential staff reports, hearings, and legislative analyses. Procedures for publishing these prints differ with each committee, and formatting isn't uniform.…

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New Content: HeinOnline has Added the Tax Foundation Archive Publications!

The complete archive of the publications of the Tax Foundation are now available in an easy-to-use, fully searchable format in HeinOnline. The Tax Foundation, founded in 1937, collects data and publishes research studies on tax policies at both the federal and state levels. Many of the titles that are now readily available and easily accessible in HeinOnline have long been out-of-print, and others are still being published today. For researchers interested in taxation, fiscal policy, and finance, the Foundation's archive will prove to be an…

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New Feature: View the Cumulative Number of Times an Author’s Articles Have been Cited!

This new enhancement is the result of customer feedback! When viewing search results, users will now be able to see how many times an author's articles have been cited by other articles. For example, a search for "risk perception" AND "availability heuristic" reveals 182 results. Users will see the cumulative number of times the article's author has been cited by other law review articles in HeinOnline; that number will be found in parentheses next to the author's name: In addition to viewing the number of…

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New Feature! Set up IFLP Subject Alerts

In addition to the enhancements we blogged about last week, we have implemented the ability to set up subject alerts in Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. MyHein account users are now able to save a search query for an IFLP subject; this will enable the user to receive e-mail alerts when new material for that subject is added to Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. Simply click on Subjects from the IFLP homepage: Next, click on the subject for which you would like alerts: A list of…

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September HeinOnline Enhancements: We’ve Been Busy!

September is a month for new enhancements in HeinOnline, many of which were suggested by our customers! We take our customers’ feedback very seriously and appreciate all suggestions that we receive. Click the Feedback Button from the top right side of any screen in HeinOnline to tell us what you’d like to see happen in HeinOnline! This month, we are pleased to announce that these new features are now available: 1. Print/Download Multiple Page Ranges At the Same Time Thanks to a great suggestion we…

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MyHein Features Now Available with Case Law Powered by Fastcase!

In our continuing effort to enhance your HeinOnline research experience, we have made the features of MyHein available for use with case law powered by Fastcase! Users who set up and login to MyHein individual research accounts can bookmark cases by clicking Save to MyHein from the case: Next, select an existing bookmark category, or enter a new bookmark: Click here to view saved bookmarks: Your bookmark will appear in your MyHein account’s saved bookmarks list: For users enjoying the additional features of Fastcase Premium…

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ScholarCheck Analysis added to Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

We have combined one of HeinOnline’s best tools with the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, further enhancing this incredible resource! ScholarCheck’s “cited by articles” feature, which counts citations appearing in articles in the Law Journal Library, is now available in the IFLP database. This database is derived from the print version of the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 500 legal journals published worldwide. IFLP provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and…

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HeinOnline Title Lists Converting Exclusively to KBART Format

In the very near future, we will be eliminating the option to download lists of titles in HeinOnline as a CSV file type. Instead, we will exclusively use KBART as the delivery method for this information. We have recently enhanced our KBART files to conform with the latest (Phase II) Recommended Practice Report; also, these KBART files contain the same title metadata that was available using the CSV file type. Knowledge Bases and Related Tools (KBART) ¬†was created by The National Information Standards Organization (NISO)…

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Citing U.S. Code Supplements

Did you know that HeinOnline contains complete coverage of the United States Code? Users can browse the U.S. Code by edition or title, download searchable PDFs, or use the U.S. Code Citation Search Tool to easily locate a specific title/section of the code. New editions of the U.S. Code are issued every six years, with annual supplement volumes released each year in between editions. For example, the 2006 Edition of the code was published, and then five subsequent supplement volumes were issued: Supplement I was…

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