What a tumultuous year 2016 turned out to be! Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States surprised the world; many entertainment icons passed away, including actor Gene Wilder, actress Florence Henderson, singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, legendary musician and performer Prince, and psychic Miss Cleo, among many others.
HeinOnline is constantly adding content and tools to enhance users' research experiences, but this month featured more announcements than most. Be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletters to stay informed on what's new and what's coming soon!
Since there was so much to absorb, here's a summary of what happened in October:
1. HeinOnline's overall page count surpassed 140,000,000! There are more than 120,000 titles, nearly 300,000 volumes,
HeinOnline is pleased to announce that the Provincial Statutes of Canada are now available and have been automatically included in all Canadian Core subscriptions at no additional cost! U.S. and other international subscribers will have the option of purchasing perpetual access to this collection for a small one-time fee.
The Provincial Statutes of Canada are composed of nearly 100 titles, 1,500 volumes, and more than 850,000 pages of material. This collection includes Provincial Statutes for all ten Canadian providences.
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,
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,
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,
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.
It's official: University of North Carolina Press legal titles have been added to all U.S. Core subscriptions free of charge! Access the new titles in the UNC Press Law Publications collection from the HeinOnline Welcome page:
These titles cover a wide range of subjects, including the AIDS pandemic, slavery, religion, immigration, and more. Both current and historical titles are included, and all books are available as full-color PDFs:
These new titles will also be available within subject-specific collections,
Although librarians are information superheroes, it's impossible to help everyone or be everywhere at the same time. In order to assist with the mission to spread knowledge, the HeinOnline support team has created several short videos to help all types of users with searching and navigating in the world's largest image-based legal research database. Below is a snapshot of some of the more recent help videos available.
For new law students or associates who may not have had the opportunity to use HeinOnline before,
Melody Lembke and Melissa Beck presented the new 4th Edition and database version of Cataloging Legal Literature to standing-room only audiences at the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Chicago just a few weeks ago. We are pleased to announce the official availability of this incredible resource!
While the books are currently in production, the database is available immediately. Both the print and online versions have been updated to the latest Resource Description and Access (RDA) standards,