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LIS 557 Power Point Exercise

  1. 1. Benefits of HeinOnline’s Law Journal LIbrary James Parks James.Parks@eagles.usm.edu
  2. 2. Law Journal LibraryHeinOnline’s Law Journal Library contains over1,500 law and law-related journals. Coverage isusually from the first issue published for allperiodicals and goes through the most-currentlypublished issues.The site is easily searchable and is an excellenttool for law libraries to consider purchasing inmaking the decision to either continue topurchase or not purchase law journals in printformat. LIS 557 2
  3. 3. Accessing HeinOnline• Begin on the Library’s Home Page• Select Online Resources• Click on the Link to HeinOnline• Click Log in to HeinOnline if using the Library’s internet server• Click Log in to HeinOnline and provide your school username and password if accessing the site by proxy server LIS 557 3
  4. 4. Our Law Library’s HeinOnline homepage LIS 557 4
  5. 5. Subscribed Libraries in HeinOnline The “Libraries” our Library subscribes to will appear on the left side of your screen. The “Law Journal Library” is listed first. To search its journals, click on the link. LIS 557 5
  6. 6. Search/Browse Options in the Law Journal LibrarySearch Options Browse Options• Text • Publication Title• Article Title • State• Author • Country• Citation • Subject• Publication Title • Most-Cited• Description• State• Country• Date LIS 557 6
  7. 7. Example: Searching for Law Journals based in Mississippi• Click on Browse by “State (U.S.)”• Select “Mississippi”• Browse the List of Law Journals based in the state of Mississippi LIS 557 7
  8. 8. Example, Continued: Browsing Articles in a Mississippi based Law Journal• Select a Journal from the list of Mississippi journals• Search the entire Title, or• Select the Volume/Year• Click on the article link once you have browsed the list of articles from the specific volumes. LIS 557 8
  9. 9. Example, Continued: Search the Title orSelect the Volume/Year then Click Article link LIS 557 9
  10. 10. Once you have selected the desired article,you are provided the article in PDF format LIS 557 10
  11. 11. What can you do with the article?• Print certain pages or the entire article• Search the article for key words or key phrases• Download the article to your computer• Copy the article’s Link to other Documents LIS 557 11
  12. 12. In conclusionBenefits to Your Library• HeinOnline continues to add new journals and oftentimes posts articles before print volumes arrive at the library.• Patrons are able to search for law journals throughout the country and not just the select journals in print your library may hold in its collection.• Patrons can print and download articles for easy access. LIS 557 12
  13. 13. Thank you for your time and attention. Questions? LIS 557 13

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