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- How do I search by Author?
How do I search by Author?
HeinOnline indexes author names as they appear in the original copy of a title/article. Some author names may contain middle initials, only the first initial of their first name, or both first and middle initials. An author could be displayed in the index in one or more of the following formats:
- Last Name, First Name (ex: Cheffins, Brian)
- Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial (ex: Franck, Susan D.)
- Last Name, First Initial, Middle Initial (ex: Robertson, A. H.)
- Last Name, First Initial (ex: Miller, S.)
- Last Name, First Initial, Middle Name (ex: Miller, S. Elizabeth)
You can search for authors multiple ways.
From the Welcome Page, click the Advanced Search link located beneath the main search bar. Use the Author field and enter the author’s name, then click Search. Name order does not matter: Paul Finkelman and Finkelman, Paul will return the same list of results.
You can also enter the Law Journal Library, select Advanced Search and use the Author/Creator field:
Search for book authors using the Catalog Search tab from anywhere in HeinOnline. Click the Advanced Catalog Search link beneath the search bar and enter the author’s name in the Author field and click Search:
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