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HeinOnline is an online database of legal history. It allows you to search through: law journals, the Federal Register, treaties, U.S. Attorney General opinions, legislative histories, U.S. Statutes at Large, and U.S. Supreme Court publications. National Library of Education

Basic Searching:

Basic Searching National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov HeinOnline’s front page includes 2 different search bars. Using “ Catalog Search ” will search for your term the publication title level, not the article level. This is best used when looking for a specific publication, creator, or book title. Using “Search All Subscribed Collections ” will search the entire text of documents to find your search term. This will yield the most results. For help with boolean operators and search queries, click here .

Results: “Catalog Search”:

Results: “Catalog Search” National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov Because the catalog search only looks at top level identifiers (author, title, series, etc.), you will receive far fewer results. TIP: Use broader terms for more results. Clicking on the title of a work will take you directly to an electronic copy. You can limit your search by using the check boxes along the left of the results screen. Click here for a video about catalog search results:

Results: “All Subscribed Collections”:

Results: “All Subscribed Collections” National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov Search results are automatically sorted by relevance, but you can also sort by date and number of times the document was cited. Clicking the plus sign will allow you to read the excerpt from the title that contains your search term. It will look like this: You can limit your search by using the check boxes along the left of the results screen. This allows you to specify the type or date of document you’re looking for, or specify the source. Clicking on the title of a work will take you directly to an electronic copy. Click here for a video about searching subscribed collections:

Results: Viewing a Document:

Results: Viewing a Document Opening an electronic copy of a text maintains your search results so that you can easily move on to the next if necessary. National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov TIP: The electronic copy you see automatically is a scanned image of the page. For some older documents, a text copy may be helpful. The text copy does not always maintain spacing and formatting. This will replace the results at the left with table of contents of the document included links to other data fields that could aid in your search. Return to results using the results tab. Use this link to see links to documents that cite this one. You can search within a document . Flip through the document using the arrows here, or jump directly to a specific page using the drop down menu. Click here for a video about v iewing documents :

Results: Searching in a Document:

Results: Searching in a Document Searching with a document allows you to search within the entire title, the section, or the page. National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov Each search result will show as an excerpt including your new search term and a link to the page it is found.

Questions?:

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact us: call us at (202) 205-5015 email us at askalibrarian@ed.gov Questions? National Library of Education

Video: Catalog Search:

Video: Catalog Search National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov Click to return:

Video: Subscribed Collections:

Video: Subscribed Collections National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov Click to return:

Video: Viewing Documents:

Video: Viewing Documents National Library of Education askalibrarian@ed.gov Click to return:

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