Recently, HeinOnline and the American Bar Association announced a new partnership: Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases is now available exclusively through HeinOnline in an easily accessible, fully searchable, digital format. The first issue published online has been emailed to all subscribers, and database access information has been given via email and snail mail to all subscribers.
If you are a Preview subscriber who has not yet received access information,
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With the September release, 59 new documents and 27 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.
Amending law No. 76/2016 of 22 July 2016 to the Constitution of 1998 has been included from the Official Gazette. The consolidated texts of the Official Gazette and of the Parliament are also included
7 documents have been added covering the period from Independence in 1962 to the current text of 2016
We added the French text of the Secretariat General of the Government which his well footnoted and which contains a useful comparative table of the numeration of the Articles that has evolved since 1996
We also added our own translations of the original text of the Constitution of 1976 and as it was consoliodated to 1980
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William S. Hein & Co., Inc. & HeinOnline are pleased to announce the availability of Buddhism, Law & Society. This is the first interdisciplinary academic journal to focus on Buddhist law and the relationship between Buddhism, law, and society. Buddhism and its many social and legal manifestations are a central area of interest for the journal, as are the state’s legal relations to Buddhist actors, institutions, and texts.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion and dharma that encompass a variety of traditions,
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William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has just released a monumental, unique, culturally significant, and free collection. Below is a note from company President Kevin M. Marmion:
Today, William S. Hein & Co., Inc. released the newest HeinOnline collection, Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. This collection, developed under the direction of Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Visiting Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law,
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At HeinOnline, we understand that librarians are constantly adjusting to technical changes as they perform and assist with a multitude of research endeavors across several databases.
Last fall, we updated our interface. The appearance was streamlined, and new tools were created for a more user-friendly research experience. As a result, we've created many new help resources. The following is a snapshot of various resources we offer for librarians, as well as help materials available for both new and experienced HeinOnline users to get the most from their subscriptions.
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In August of 2015, HeinOnline announced a major undertaking: chapter or act-level indexing would be added to all states' session laws. This enhancement was the result of customer feedback from a survey sent to more than 2,000 users: respondents indicated that additional indexing would greatly improve the Session Laws Library. As of last month's content release, all 50 states have this indexing applied to at least the past decade of session laws.
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The Hein Company has made it a mission to bridge the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of as much material as possible. With the August content release, another title was completed back to inception: Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications. Coverage of this title includes 1895-2004.
Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications was established by the Printing Act of January 12, 1895. This publication was issued monthly by the Superintendent of Documents for the Government Printing Office,
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Back in July, an analysis was released on the HeinOnline blog which compared the depth of HeinOnline's journal content with five other legal research databases. Shortly after the post was published, a customer emailed to ask if a comparison was available between HeinOnline and the EBSCO Index to Legal Periodicals (H.W. Wilson). This database was not included in the original comparison, so the same process was used to compare its content with that of HeinOnline.
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Constitution Day 2016 is being observed on September 16. This holiday is also known as "Citizenship Day," and it's held annually on September 17 to recognize the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. We would like our users to join us in celebrating this important day and welcoming the newest U.S. citizens to our country!
With the August release, 27 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated;
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HeinOnline has always been receptive to customer feedback—many of our best tools have resulted from users' ideas. We offer multiple methods of feedback submission, including email, phone, live chat, a feedback form, and social media. Recently, we were able to implement two new features in our print/download tool, thanks to users' suggestions.
PDFs Now Link Back to HeinOnline Documents
Recently, Twitter user @davidlnoll requested that we "add a clickable link in downloaded PDFs that takes you back to where the file came from in HeinOnline."
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