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Database Guides: HeinOnline

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

The HeinOnline Law Journal Library contains full text articles from hundreds of legal journals. HeinOnline also includes US and International Law. It is an excellent resource for international and comparative legal research. Find out more about HeinOnline content and how to use it at:

What is it for?

Use HeinOnline to locate full text journal articles about legal topics.

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose HeinOnline from the A-Z List of Online Resources.  Click on Law Journal Library, and then click on the search tab.

How to search

Click on the search tab (top left of the screen). You can do a basic search using the box on this search screen, but you will probably find the "field search" option more useful. Click on "field search" and enter your keywords in these boxes.

You must type any Boolean operators (AND, OR, etc.) in capital letters in HeinOnline.

The HeinOnline truncation symbol is * - a search for Scot* will find Scottish, Scotland, Scotia, etc.

Printing: Click on the printer icon and choose to print/download as PDF (the default option). This will download your article into Adobe Acrobat Reader, and you can print the article from within Acrobat.

Full text?


Other useful resources

See the Law Subject Research Guide.

Further help

Click on "help" on the blue bar across the top of the HeinOnline screen.