HeinOnline Newsletter | December 2020
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Dear Valued Customer,

We're thankful for a lot this holiday season—for an engaged research community, that we've received customer feedback, that 2020 is almost over, and, of course, for the ability to bring new and exciting content to you each month, even during a pandemic. So much content, in fact, that the Law Journal Library was even able to reach another milestone of 2,900 journals this month! 

Take a look and see what we've been up to lately—who knows, you might find yourself a little thankful, too. 

Content Release Summary:
  • Updated databases: 65
  • New titles: 1,021
  • New volumes: 1,950
  • New pages added last month: 738,989
  • Total pages in HeinOnline: 190,292,370
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What's New in HeinOnline: November Content Release
December 2, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

We've added a ton of content to some of our most popular HeinOnline databases! Check out all of the updates from this month, along with our favorite titles from each addition.
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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!
December 1, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

With the November content release, we added nine new journals, all of which are active serials. The incorporation of these publications brings HeinOnline's Law Journal Library to a whopping 2,900 journals!

Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.

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Major Database Enhancement! COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present
November 25, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

In August, HeinOnline released COVID-19 in America: Response, Issues, and Law free to all Core subscribers. Now, the addition of more than 530 titles and nearly 50,000 pages has necessitated an expansion and revamp of this database. Learn more about the new and improved COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present database.

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It's Here! The HeinOnline Search Feature You've Been Waiting For
November 24, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

Searching in HeinOnline just got even more intuitive. Thanks to wonderful customer suggestions, users can now search multiple selected databases at once right from their HeinOnline welcome page. Check out our step-by-step guide or watch the brief video tutorial in this post. 
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Keep Track of Your Author Alerts with This New MyHein Feature
November 2, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

With HeinOnline's author profile pages, users have long been able to set up email alerts for particular authors. Keep track of the author alerts you set up with a new MyHein feature, outlined in this blog post and brief video.

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Featured Database of the Month: The American Law Institute Library
November 18, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

HeinOnline offers a variety of a-la-carte databases to supplement the user’s research in specific areas. This month, we featured one of these databases—the American Law Institute Library—on the HeinOnline Blog. Visit the post to learn more about the database or to watch a short tutorial.

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Discover the Power of AALL's Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
November 20, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

Are you an information professional at a law firm or government agency supporting the work of multilingual attorneys in transnational legal practice? Are you an academic law librarian seeking to better serve the needs of foreign-trained, non-native English-speaking LLM and other advanced degree students?

Learn more about how the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals can help you and register for a free IFLP webinar in a guest post from the resource's editorial team. Additionally, this month, 2,000 articles were added to the Index with the release of issue 2020:1. 


Secrets of the Serial Set: The Iran-Contra Affair
November 30, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

In the past month alone, nearly 350 volumes and more than 200,000 pages were added to HeinOnline's digitized U.S. Congressional Serial Set. Read up on this month's Secret of the Serial Set—an investigation of the oft-overlooked Iran-Contra affair, a political scandal involving the Reagan Administration, the Nicaraguan Civil War, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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New Oral History: Luis M. Acosta, Division Foreign, Comparative & International Law Chief II at Library of Congress
November 20, 2020 HeinOnline YouTube Channel

Luis M. Acosta, Division Foreign, Comparative & International Law Chief II at the Library of Congress, was interviewed by Patrick Kehoe. 

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Tip of the Week: Researching the Career of a Senator
November 3, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

Discover a few ways to research the life and career of a U.S. senator, in particular, with this tip of the week. We’d like to thank Staci Green, Head of Library Operations at Dickinson State University, for her recent question, which inspired this blog post!


Tip of the Week: How to Locate a Title in HeinOnline
November 10, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

When the phone rings here at HeinOnline, one of the most frequently asked questions is “How do I locate a title?” Whether users are trying to locate a publication title or an article title, we have tools to make document retrieval a breeze. Watch a quick tutorial on the various ways to pull up a title in HeinOnline, or read the post for more information.

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New Citation Format: Australian Guide to Legal Citations (AGLC)
December 2, 2020 | HeinOnline Newsletter

A new citation style has been added to the Cite box in HeinOnline. Now, when citing a HeinOnline document, find the Australian Guide to Legal Citations (AGLC), 4th Edition as a citation option. Stay tuned for more information on the HeinOnline Blog about this new style!

Substantial Addition of Legislative Histories Over the Past 12 Months
December 2, 2020 | HeinOnline Newsletter

Over the past year, HeinOnline has been consistently adding extensive legislative histories to our U.S. Federal Legislative History Library. A total of 91 legislative histories have been added for legislation that covers a range of topics, from energy research and development to the president's national emergency powers to music copyright in the streaming era. Stay tuned in to the HeinOnline Blog to learn more about just how much has been added.
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Notification of Title Changes
December 2, 2020 | HeinOnline Newsletter

Review new title and publication changes so you can accurately update your records!
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Lend Hein a Hand
December 2, 2020 | Newsletter

Help us find missing titles to add to HeinOnline. If your library is in possession of this type of material and is willing to donate to us for digitization, please contact Chris Czopp at 716-882-2600 or cczopp@wshein.com

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