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1 H EIN O NLINE The modern link to legal history. Image is everything!

2 Why HeinOnline? Image is Everything - all pictures, charts, tables, footnotes, and graphs where they belong! PDF Format Unprecedented coverage – all material from inception Fully searchable

3 HeinOnline HeinOnline is Hein’s premiere online product HeinOnline spans the globe with subscribers in more than 180 countries More than 9 centuries of legal history More than 67 million pages of research material that in many instances is only available online in HeinOnline –More than 95,000 volumes and 11,000 titles Receives more than 1 million hits and is accessed by more than 30,000 different IP addresses every day

4 HeinOnline Content Multiple libraries Comprehensive coverage of more than 1,500 law and law-related periodicals available from inception Complete archive of the Bound Congressional Record Complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754 More than 1,800 Legal Classics dating back to the 18 th & 19 th centuries ALL United States Treaties Federal Register from inception in 1936 – Updated Daily in HeinOnline CFR from inception in 1938

5 HeinOnline Content, cont. English Reports Full Reprint collection contains more than 100,000 cases and Statutes of the Realm More than 2,900 world trials including the American State Trials, Howell’s State Trials, Law reports of Trials of War Criminals, Cox’s Criminal Trials, Criminal Trials in Scotland, the Nuremberg Trials, and much more Complete collection of United Nations Treaty Series from 1946-current, and the League of Nations Treaty Series Other unique collections including the Selden Society Publications & the History of Early English Law, Israel Law Reports, Phillip C. Jessup Library, Harvard Research in International Law, and more

6 Navigating HeinOnline

7 Welcome Page

8 Title Lookup Allows you to quickly search across all HeinOnline titles and quickly access a publication title Can be accessed from the Welcome Page or from the tabbed menus inside a collection This tool looks up publication titles vs. journal article titles –i.e. Harvard Law Review

9 Library Home Pages Once you click on a subscribed library from the welcome page, you will land on the “Library (Collection) Home Page” for the chosen content This page varies for each library depending upon the content of the given library Journals – A to Z index listingJournals CFR – Title/Part/Section Locator ToolCFR

10 Navigating the Content Tabs present various options and menus for working with the content in a given library

11 Navigating the Content – Resources Tab Link back to the collection home page Link back to welcome page at any time Browse by options Help & Training links More information about the specific collection

12 Navigating the Content – Search Tab Field Search is a form-based search input, limited to 3 fields, which provides you with drop down menus that show the various meta-data available to search across Advanced Search allows you to build a search string with more than 3 fields, as well as search using advanced syntax such as proximity and wildcards Some collections have special search tools; links would be displayed here for such tools How-to guides are available for searching

13 Navigating the Content – Citation Navigator If you have a citation to an article or document, this is the easiest and quickest way to pull it up in HeinOnline Allows you to enter a volume number, select a title/citation from a drop down menu, and insert a page number Select collections have a one-box citation navigator, i.e. Law Journals – allows you to copy and paste a citation from another source i.e. 114 Yale L.J. 627

14 Navigating the Content – Title Lookup This is the same tool as seen on the Welcome Page Displaying it here, provides you access to the tool at any time Allows you to search for a title in the specific collection or across all HeinOnline collections

15 MyHein Your personal research account Bookmark articles –Bookmark multiple articles from your search results Organize bookmarks into groups Export bookmarks to RefWorks, EndNote or to a CSV file (Law Journal articles only) Send bookmarks via Save search queries

16 Electronic Table of Contents When you open a document in HeinOnline, an electronic table of contents is loaded and can be accessed from the tab menus The detail included in a table of contents varies by library and content being accessed It allows you to quickly jump from one section of an article or document to another within the same publication

17 Browsing the Content Once you have opened a document or article in HeinOnline, there is a page toolbar displayed This provides you with various options for viewing and working with the content: –Text allows you to view the raw text behind the image based PDF –Citation – displays the citation of the current document/article –Save/Bookmark – allows you to save the current document into your MyHein account –Page forward/backward and drop down menu allow you to move from one page to another –Printer Icon – opens the print/download options –Search Icon – allows you to search for a term on the current page or in the current section –Rotate left/right – great tool for pages that have charts –Zoom in/Zoom out – good for documents such as the Congressional Record which are printed in smaller font –Permalink – useful when trying to a link to a colleague because it creates a permanent URL

18 Hein’s ScholarCheck This tool allows a researcher to view articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being studied It indicates the quantity of articles that cite an article and links the researcher to all the articles, thus connecting the web of scholarly influence in a given subject area It also allows us to analyze and present most-cited materials across various disciplines, such as the most-cited authors in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library or the most-cited Supreme Court Cases in HeinOnline

19 Hein’s ScholarCheck “Cited by” link added to the search results –When you run a search, you may see an additional link listed within a search result that says “Cited by [#]”. Click on the link to generate a list of law review articles that cite that article or document –Choose to sort the results by the number of times cited to see articles that have been cited the most first –Hein’s ScholarCheck tool has been applied in the Law Journal and U.S. Supreme Court Libraries in HeinOnlineLaw JournalU.S. Supreme Court

20 Hein’s ScholarCheck Articles that Cite This Article/Document –Find law review articles in HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library that cite the article or U.S. Supreme Court Case that you are viewing

21 Citations on a Page This tool is available in all collections It highlights citations on a page if the article or document being cited is available in HeinOnline Toggle it on or off If a citation is highlighted, you can click on the citation to link directly to the material in HeinOnline

22 Searchable PDF’s Released on a monthly basis as it is converted Search multiple PDF documents at a time using a PDF Reader Highlight, copy and paste directly from the PDF

23 A closer look at Custom Tools & Features Available in Various Libraries

24 Browse or Search by Subject, U.S. State or Country in the Law Journal Library Browse or Search by Subject, U.S. State or Country:Search by Subject –Subject codes are applied at the journal title level –U.S. State and Country were assigned based on the place of publication –Journal titles may be classified into one or multiple subjects –Search across one or multiple subjects

25 Other Custom Tools United Nations Law CollectionUnited Nations Law Collection –Quickly pull up a treaty by entering a UNTS or L.N.T.S. citation –Search by treaty number, country, short title, Kavass subject, popular name, and more! –View a list of International Agreements by popular name U.S. Congressional DocumentsU.S. Congressional Documents –Congressional Record Daily to Bound LocatorCongressional Record Daily to Bound Locator Quickly locate a page from the Congressional Record Daily within the Bound volume by entering a specific date or a citation, or browse by month/date. Code of Federal RegulationsCode of Federal Regulations –Quickly access a section using the Title/Part/Section Quick Locator or Citation Locator tools

26 Other Custom Tools, cont. English Reports Full Reprint ( )English Reports Full Reprint ( ) –Case Locator allows you to quickly search for a case name, English Reports citation, nominative citation, or do a key work search –The Chart of Reports tool allows you to browse by old report name, volume number, abbreviation, period (dates), or the series Harvard Research in International LawHarvard Research in International Law –Link to law review articles written by the contributors to the Harvard Research in International Law –Link to related journal articles Legal ClassicsLegal Classics –Browse by title, author or subject –Search by subject

27 Other Custom Tools, cont. Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English LawSelden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law –Links to more than 140 law review articles discussing the development of early English history –Links to law review articles written by famous English & American lawyers, professors, jurists and more –View the Selden Society Annual Series in full original Latin text or in a modern English translation Treaties & AgreementsTreaties & Agreements –Treaty Metadata Search Tool allows you to search by treaty number, country, short title, signing dates, and more U.S. Federal Legislative History LibraryU.S. Federal Legislative History Library –Search the “Sources of Compiled Legislative History” database by public law number, popular name of the public law, bill number, congress and more

28 Other Custom Tools, cont. U.S. Statutes at Large –Browse by volume, popular name, public law number, Indian treaties or other treaties –Quickly find a public law number using the Citation Navigator tool World Trials Library –Browse by title or author –Browse by three trials collections: Cornell University World Trials Jenkins Law Library World Trials University of Missouri, Columbia World Trials

29 Searching Tools

30 Field Search 3 input fields available Drop down menu lists the meta-data fields available to search across In Law Journal & Legal Classics collections you can search by subject Narrow to a title or several titles Narrow to a range of years Choose to search across different types of articles or documents

31 Advanced Search Allows you to search across more than 3 fields Advanced search syntax can be used including: –Proximity searches –Wildcard searches Our Advanced Search Syntax Guide outlines all syntax available with this option

32 Search Results Displays the number of results returned First line of every result links you to the first page of the article/document When searching across the text field, you will get a link that says View Matching Text Pages –Click on this link to view and link to the pages within the article/document where your search term appears

33 Search Results From your search results you can: –Modify your Search –Search Within These Results to narrow your search further –Run the Search in Other Collections – for example, you could search the Federal Register for the term “boycott guidelines”

34 Basics of Searching Meta-data fields available for searching vary by collection depending upon the content of each collection –i.e. Can search for an article in the Law Journal Library using the Title field, where as in the U.S. Congressional Documents you can search for a section such as the Extension of Remarks using the Section Description field. For help with the meta-data fields available in each collection, click on “Search Tips” from the search tab menu in a given collectionSearch Tips You can also save your search queries into your MyHein account from the search results screen

35 Customer Community & Involvement

36 Networking Real-time dialogue Updates, Tips, RSS Training & Support Wiki Web-based videos Newsletters

37 HeinOnline is innovating today, tomorrow and every day to bring legal research resources and tools to you in a digital online format.


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