HeinOnline Newsletter | January 2021
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Dear Valued Customer,

While 2020 brought fear, sadness, and uncertainty, it also sparked creativity in birthday drive-by parades, the appreciation of comfy sweatpants, and enjoying the simple things in life. Amidst all of the chaos, one thing that remained constant was HeinOnline. Whether you were researching in your bedroom, your kitchen, or your home office, we provided you with new and relevant content each month.

As the saying goes, out with the old, in with the new. Let’s take a look at what’s been added in the past month to kick off this new year.

Content Release Summary:
  • Updated databases: 63
  • New titles: 1,165
  • New volumes: 1,882
  • New pages added last month: 687,766
  • Total pages in HeinOnline: 190,980,136

What's New in HeinOnline: December Content Release
January 8, 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.

New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!
January 7, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

With the December content release, we added 10 new journals, all of which are active serials. We are particularly pleased to include with this release the NOMOS series—annual volumes from the highly regarded American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy discussing political and legal theory.

Breaking Down this Year's Substantial Addition of Legislative Histories
December 11, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

In total, 91 legislative histories were added to the database over the past 12 months, spanning more than 230,000 pages and covering a range of topics, from energy research and development to the president’s national emergency powers to music copyright in the streaming era.


New Topic Taxonomy Brings "Categories" and "Subjects" into the HeinOnline Mix
December 28, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

To make our Topics even more intuitive, discoverable, and user friendly, we’ve been working diligently behind the scenes to categorize them within a multi-level taxonomy. The same Topics are available, but they’re now organized into a logical hierarchy that allows users to drill down from broad areas of study to their specific topics of interest.

New Case Citation Alert for Authors!
December 29, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

We’re back with some exciting news about a new update to author profile pages. Thanks to a suggestion from Corinne Jacox of Creighton University, users can now receive email alerts when an author has been cited by a case that has been added to HeinOnline. Authors and librarians alike will love this new feature! 


New Citation Format: Australian Guide to Legal Citations (AGLC)!
December 9, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

Here at HeinOnline, there is nothing we love more than customer feedback. When Neerav Srivastava of Monash University suggested we add the Australian Guide to Legal Citations (AGLC) to HeinOnline, we knew that with our holdings of more than 90 Australian journals, this would greatly benefit our customers. 


Tips from the Experts for Using the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
December 14, 2020 | HeinOnline Blog

The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP), the world’s only multilingual legal journal index, can help you assist patrons who seek credible foreign-language secondary law sources, from attorneys with transnational practices to students or faculty members researching comparative law topics. Join the editors as they showcase how to use this important resource. Want to learn more about the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals and how it can meet your legal research needs? Join AALL and HeinOnline for a free webinar on January 13, 2021!


Tip of the Week: Navigating within Titles, Volumes, Sections, and Pages
December 4, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

Think of a particular HeinOnline database as a library shelf, displaying a list of titles relevant to your research. Each title is broken out into expandable volumes, where necessary, and each volume’s content is organized within sections. The magic of HeinOnline is that this familiar library experience has been made digital, offering all of the authority of print-based research along with the ease and extra options that come with online searching.


Tip of the Week: How to Use ScholarCheck
December 18, 2020 HeinOnline Blog

When browsing through scholarly journals and secondary sources in HeinOnline, it’s imperative to know how authoritative a source is for your research. ScholarCheck analyzes citation data to provide the most-cited journals, articles, and authors and aides researchers in quickly locating related material. 


Author Spotlight: Carol A. Fichtelman, Esq.
December 3, 2020 Hein Blog

Check out this featured guest post by Carol A. Fichtelman, author of the best-selling title Drones: A Legal Research Guide. Order this title by January 31, 2021, and save $10.00!

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Lend Hein a Hand
January 8, 2021 | 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


Where in the World is Hein?
January 8, 2021 | Tradeshow Calendar

Wondering where our sales representatives will be in the upcoming months? Check out our Tradeshow Calendar to see where we'll be, virtually!
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