Exciting News from HeinOnline and the American Law Institute!

HeinOnline was already your source for American Law Institute publications, but we are pleased to announce that the American Law Institute Library now contains current content, including pocket parts! The six-month embargo has been lifted, so users can now view both historical and the most recent material in HeinOnline's image-based, fully searchable format. The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The American Law Institute Library in HeinOnline provides…

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Preview Upcoming Interface Enhancements And Research Current Events!

As many of you know, we have been hard at work refreshing the appearance of HeinOnline's interface, and we would like to know what you think of our efforts! Of course, several features are still in development stages, but the design and basic functionality are ready to be unveiled to our customers. We welcome and appreciate both positive feedback and constructive criticism. Let's take a look at what's going on with the Confederate flag situation down south. After the recent tragedy at a historic black…

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Introducing Trends Interactive: A Dialog on Law Libraries and Technology

Trends Interactive: A Dialog on Law Libraries and Technology is replacing the current Trends in Law Library Management and Technology. Trends Interactive will appear regularly as a column on the Hein Blog. The blog posts will cover various topics of interest to law librarians. Some possible topics include: Staffing Issues in the New Millennium Space Planning in the Age of Virtual Collections Collection Building in the 21st Century Outsourcing Law Library Services Using Metrics to Determine Value in the Law Library Moving Toward Specialized Services The posts will be…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS: MAY UPDATE

Last year we began posting monthly updates to our World Constitutions Illustrated Library here, on our 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 May release, 56 new documents and 23 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details. Belize A consolidated text of the Constitution of 1981, as amended to 1988, has been added. Brazil Constitution of 1988 has…

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Introducing a New ScholarCheck Author Ranking Metric!

HeinOnline has added an exciting new metric to its ScholarCheck author rankings! In addition to calculating the number of times an author has been cited by other articles in HeinOnline, by cases, and the number of times accessed in the past 12 months, the number of times an author has been cited only by articles published in the past 10 years will now be calculated. Each metric will account for one quarter of the author's overall ScholarRank. This new scoring metric was influenced by Washington…

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Using ScholarCheck Metrics to Track Trends in Legal Research

HeinOnline's ScholarCheck is a series of tools and features integrated throughout HeinOnline that allow users to view journal articles and cases that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched. Key aspects of ScholarCheck include the ability to analyze the most cited journal articles and authors, link directly to articles and cases that cite an article being viewed, and sort search results by the number of times cited or number of times accessed by other HeinOnline users within a rolling 12-month period. Using ScholarCheck…

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Holiday Closing Starting Monday, May 25, 2015

The Hein Company will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Please note: HeinOnline Phone and Live Chat Support will be unavailable. Email will be monitored. We hope you have a great holiday. We will be back in the office Tuesday, May 26. 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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NOW AVAILABLE: RELIGION & THE LAW

We are pleased to announce our newest library, Religion & the Law, is NOW available. With more than 600,000 pages and 1,200 titles consisting of books, periodicals, and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law, this library is essential for anyone who is researching the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of world religion.  This collection features works on: Canon Law History of the Church & State Religion & Freedom Jewish Law Reformation Period Early Constitutions of the Church Religion & Politics The Bible…

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HEINONLINE WORLD CONSTITUTIONS: APRIL UPDATE

Last year we began posting monthly updates to our World Constitutions Illustrated Library here, on our 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 April release, 83 new documents and 19 new titles have been added to World Constitutions Illustrated; see below for details.   Albania Two documents have been added: The current/latest consolidation from the Parliament in Albanian. This we have had previously, but…

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Happy 15th Birthday, HeinOnline!

It's difficult to believe that HeinOnline has been serving the electronic needs of the law library community since May 8, 2000. We would like to take this opportunity to celebrate HeinOnline's birthday and to thank our loyal and fantastic customers for their unwavering support and assistance in making HeinOnline the legal research powerhouse that it is today! In the year 2000, the average cost of a gallon of gas in the United States was about $1.50. Mad Cow Disease was causing alarm in Europe because…

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