Tip of the Week: How to Locate a Title in HeinOnline

Law Journal Library, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

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 this quick tutorial on the various ways to pull up a title in HeinOnline, or read below for more information.

How to Locate a Publication Title

The Catalog tab, found in the stationary search bar…

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Help, I Need Somebody! Where Users Can Locate Help Resources in HeinOnline

Exploring HeinOnline, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Here at HeinOnline, we strive to give you the best research experience possible. From live chat to LibGuides, we are always looking for ways to provide help to our customers. In this post, we’re going to make sure you’re aware of all the support avenues available in HeinOnline.

1. Search Help

The stationary search bar in HeinOnline contains a Search Help link that will come in handy if you need help constructing a search query.

Click the link to be directed to a guide that contains available Boolean operators with related search examples…

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Tip of the Week: Researching the Career of a Senator

Exploring HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

The ability to thoroughly investigate and analyze the activity of Congress and its members is crucial for historical research projects, understanding current events, and these days, especially, for becoming a more informed voter during election time.

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!

Start with the Basics

Before diving into the nitty gritty of database research, you’ll want to check and see if any relevant titles have already been compiled…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

With the October content release, we added 10 new journals, all of which are active serials. Before we take a closer look at each of the new titles, we have a special announcement!

We are happy to report that due to an updated agreement with the publisher, HeinOnline now provides?current content for the Journal of Space Law. Published by University of Mississippi School of Law since 1973, this widely recognized journal is devoted to space law and the legal problems arising out of human activities in outer space.


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Now let’s dive into the new journals and see what content they cover…

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Tip of the Week: How to Locate the Text of a Public Law

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Lauren Mattiuzzo

Have you ever tried to locate the text of a public law or an Act, but didn’t have a U.S. Statutes at Large citation or a public law number handy? This week’s tip will showcase how to utilize three different sources in HeinOnline to locate the text of a public law using its popular name.

Watch the video below or continue reading below for the full-text version of our tip of the week.

U.S. Statutes at Large

The U.S. Statutes at Large is the official source for all laws and resolutions enacted by Congress…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

With the September content release, we added 11 new journals, including six new Taylor & Francis titles that are also being added to the Criminal Justice & Criminology database. Before we take a closer look at each of the new titles, we have a special announcement!

We are happy to report that due to an updated agreement with the publisher, HeinOnline now provides current content for the Columbia Law Review. The?Review is one of the most widely distributed and cited law reviews in the country. It brings together a diverse group of legal scholars…

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Tip of the Week: Locating the Statutory Authority of a Regulation

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Federal Register, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks, U.S. Code
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Congress often times will pass a statute and then grant an administrative body or agency the authority to issue rules and regulations based on that law. Users can locate such federal rules and regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations database.?In today’s Tip of the Week, we’re going to explore how to locate the statutory authority for a regulation using a CFR citation.

Locating Statutory Authority

Let’s research the rules and regulations regarding investigations when it comes to whistleblower protection for FBI employees. For this example, let’s locate CFR citation 28 CFR 27.3 from the 2016 edition…

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Tip of the Week: Locating Restatements of the Law in HeinOnline

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Tara Kibler

Restatements are essentially common law judge-made doctrines that develop gradually over time because of the principle of?stare decisis.?Although Restatements are not binding authority in and of themselves, they are highly persuasive because they are formulated over several years with extensive input from law professors, practicing attorneys, and judges. The Restatements of the Law is one of the most respected and well-used sources of secondary authority, covering nearly every area of common law.

HeinOnline hosts both current and archival Restatements of the Law in its American Law Institute Library. Have you ever tried to use HeinOnline Restatements, and weren’t sure where to begin? No worries! We’ve got four different methods to get you started…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

With the August content release, we added 11 new journals, ten of which are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.


ADMIRALTY RECORD

Vols. 1-6 (2013-2018)

Published by Admiralty Record Publishing Company, L.L.C.

The?Admiralty Record, first published in 2014, is an annual publication that reports the admiralty and maritime law opinions issued by the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Court of Appeals that are designated for publication during a particular calendar year, beginning with those issued during 2013…

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Tip of the Week: How to Search within Results

Exploring HeinOnline, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Have you ever constructed a search query in HeinOnline that generated a large number of results? Instead of starting from scratch and creating a new query, users can select the Search Within Results button to add additional terms and narrow down results. Let’s take a look at this handy feature!

Search within Results

Let’s research a current hot topic in the news. Enter the Law Journal Library, and using the Full Text tab run a search for “mail-in ballot” OR “vote-by-mail.”?This query produces more than 700 results…

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