Federal Government Documents in HeinOnline

Federal Government Documents in HeinOnline

Jurisdocs, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 5-11, Spring 2008

GALEN L. FLETCHER, Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School

This article/handout highlights the increasing federal government document content in the HeinOnline database.

HeinOnline includes GPO-originated content useful to law librarians in the areas of 1) federal statutes, 2) federal regulations, 3) the Congressional Record and its predecessors, 4) U.S. Reports, 5) Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States (1931-2004) and similar titles, 6) U.S. treaties, 7) Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (all eight editions), 8 ) many major federal agency decisions (commerce, communication, copyright, labor, patents, securities, tax, and trade), 9) Foreign Relations of the United States, and 10) almost 70 compiled federal legislative histories. All of the above (plus various journals and books relating to law published by the U.S. Government Printing Office) are available in PDF format and indexed on this legal research database.

Source:  LSN Legal Writing Vol. 3 No. 15,  08/18/2008