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PathFinder: HeinOnline’s Multi-Level Discipline Taxonomy

Using a combination of human curation along with natural language processing and machine learning, we extracted thousands of research concepts from each article in the Law Journal Library database. The wide-ranging concepts cover a multitude of disciplines, illustrating the incredible scope of this journal library and leading us to organize them into a multi-level taxonomy that we call PathFinder.

Video Tutorial

Watch this short tutorial to learn how to use PathFinder.

PathFinder Overview

You can find this tool within the Browse by options on the Law Journal Library’s homepage.

image of where to find PathFinder in the Law Journal Library

There are 5 broad overarching Subjects:

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural and Formal Sciences
  • Applied Sciences
  • Other Industries

These overarching subjects then include more granular Subjects.

image of subjects within PathFinder

Learn how to browse and search with this tool using the guides below.

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