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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HeinOnline Libraries Continue to Grow

This post originally appeared on the Hein Blog. To read more content like this, subscribe to the Hein Blog here. When HeinOnline first begin in 2000, early institutional subscribers saw the value that online page-images brought to the legal research community and encouraged Hein to add content beyond the scope of historical legal periodicals. As a result, Hein expanded its initial goal and HeinOnline now delivers more and more content that is needed by today’s legal researchers. Today, HeinOnline contains more than fifty library modules, and…

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New Feature: Follow Your Favorite Authors in HeinOnline!

Thanks to a fantastic suggestion from University of Wisconsin Law School librarian Bonnie Shucha, we have recently made it possible to follow your favorite law review article authors via the Author Profile Pages in HeinOnline! To access the author's profile page, simply click on the author's name from search results: Then, click Set up e-mail alerts, and enter your e-mail address: You will receive a notification via e-mail that these alerts have been set up: You will then be notified via e-mail when new material…

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Using Dropbox in HeinOnline via a Proxy Server

Recently, we added the ability to download PDFs from HeinOnline directly into your DropBox Account, which is described in detail here. Users who access HeinOnline via proxy servers have reported a problem using Dropbox. We determined that this is occurring because Dropbox does not recognize the domain of the proxy server within the HeinOnline application. We do have the ability to add proxy server domains to the Dropbox application in HeinOnline; we encourage users to contact us with their proxy domains as these will be…

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Searching in HeinOnline’s U.S. Congressional Documents Collection

HeinOnline's U.S. Congressional Documents collection is a valuable resource which contains, among other titles, the full run of the Congressional Record official bound version, the Congressional Record Daily edition from 1980 to current, and a wealth of Congressional Hearings, CRS Reports, and Committee Prints. This post will cover searching using a specific citation, using the Daily to Bound Locator, finding a Congressional Hearing, and performing a general search in this collection. Search Using a Specific Citation Use the Citation Navigator tab to locate a document…

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New Video Available: Citations on a Page

Using HeinOnline's ScholarCheck tool is like having an assistant helping with your legal research!  In the past year, we've made several enhancements to ScholarCheck. Check out how we've integrated the features of ScholarCheck into case law powered by Fastcase here. We've also added the ability to view the number of times an article has been viewed by other HeinOnline users in a rolling 12-month period, which we discuss in detail here. Check out this post about how we've added the ScholarCheck "cited by articles" analysis to Index…

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January HeinOnline Enhancements

We are pleased to announce three enhancements we've made with this month's content release! We have added the ability to download PDFs from HeinOnline directly into your Dropbox Account. Case-level indexing has been added to Decisions of the Court of Session, from Its Institution until the Separation of the Court into Two Divisions in the Year 1808, Digested under Proper Heads, in the Form of a Dictionary. This title, popularly known as Morison's Dictionary, can be found in Scottish Legal History: Featuring Publications of the Stair Society.…

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NOW AVAILABLE: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals

HeinOnline has teamed up with the American Bar Association to offer unprecedented electronic access to the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals, formerly known as the ABA Package Plan. Ultimately, subscribers to this package who also have HeinOnline's Law Journal Library will have access to a complete archive of more than 100 periodicals, 45 of which were previously available only to members. Impressively, these 45 publications will be available by the end of February 2015 as full-color PDFs! Customers who do not currently have access to…

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How to Quickly Find a Publication or an Article in HeinOnline

Two of the most frequently asked questions our HeinOnline Support Team receives are: 1. How do I know if I have access to a publication in HeinOnline? 2. How do I locate an article in the Law Journal Library? Locate/Access a Title The easiest way to find out if a title is available in HeinOnline and the collection in which it resides is by using the Catalog Search tab from the Welcome Page: Enter the title and change the drop-down menu to Publication Title, and…

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