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How to Log In to HeinOnline

Are you a student wondering if your library subscribes to HeinOnline? Or are you a librarian who needs to log in remotely. Maybe you’re a paralegal getting ready to kickstart your research. This Knowledge Base article will include the basics on how to log in to HeinOnline.

Video Tutorial

Watch this short tutorial to see all the various ways you can log in to HeinOnline.

From the HeinOnline Website

To begin, from the HeinOnline website click the “Log In” button located in the upper right-hand corner.

image of HeinOnline website

There are a few different ways to log in.

(1) IP authentication: If your institution offers IP-authenticated access, you should be able to seamlessly log in to HeinOnline by simply selecting the login button.

(2) Username/Password: If your institution accesses HeinOnline with a username/password combination, enter the credentials into the Login box.

image of login box for HeinOnline

If you are not sure of your institution’s username/password combination, please contact the account administrator. If you need to reset your institution’s password, please contact

(3) Off-Campus/Remote Access: If your institution offers remote access, enter its name into the Off-Campus/Remote Access box. When typing in your institution’s name, autofill options will appear.

image of autofill on login page

This option will bring users to the institution’s login page where they will be prompted to enter their school credentials. For example, here is the login page for the University of Chicago:

image of University of Chicago's remote login page

NOTE: These credentials are supplied by your institution, and not through HeinOnline. Contact your librarian if you forgot your school login credentials.

From Your Library’s Webpage

Many libraries list HeinOnline in their resources page. For example, students and faculty can find HeinOnline listed under University of Chicago’s Database Finder.

image of database finder on library website

Navigate to H using the A-Z index and find HeinOnline.

image of HeinOnline linked on library website

As shown above, some libraries also list individual HeinOnline databases. Selecting any of these options will bring users to the remote login page for the university.

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