Thursday, July 24, 2008

Homeland Security Digital Library

As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program, we now have access to the Homeland Security Digital Library. "The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier collection of documents relating to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. The HSDL supports federal, state, local, and tribal analysis and decision-making needs, and assists academics of all disciplines in homeland defense and security related research."

You can access the HSDL here, or here and scroll down to the HSDL.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

HeinOnline Continues to Dazzle!

Updates from HeinOnline:

This month marks the completion of the U.S. Congressional Record Bound Volumes into HeinOnline. HeinOnline is now the first and only online database to contain the complete Congressional Record Bound Volumes.

Also this month, with the addition of our new feature "Articles that Cite this Article" in the Law Journal Library, we have been able to gather data that gives us insight into the most cited journal titles and articles in HeinOnline. We have created a list of our top 30 most cited journal titles, along with a list of our most cited journal articles. Click here for list.

We are excited to announce the release of our newest research tool, MyHein. Check out the features of this new tool below.
  • Bookmark articles and search results
  • Create tags for your results
  • Save search queries to quickly run the same search next time you're logged in
  • Easy to use with several help guides available
Law Journal Library - Browse & Search by Subject/U.S. State/Country

Researchers will find an exciting new enhancement, subject searching, in the Law Journal Library. This new tool will give researchers the ability to search or browse journal titles by subject, country, or state. There are more than 80 subjects to choose from, with many of the journals classified into multiple subjects. For help using this new feature, visit our "How To" help guide.

Searchable PDFs
Searchable PDFs are now available in 21 HeinOnline libraries. Researchers will now find this enhancement in: American Association of Law Libraries, Association of American Law Schools, Foreign Relations of the United States, Harvard Research in International Law, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, U.S. Presidential Library, U.S. Statutes at Large Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, Treaties and Agreements Library. Please take a moment to watch a quick video on the benefits and advantages of using searchable PDFs. Click Here For Video.