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HeinOnline provides full-text PDF legal documents organized into libraries: Law Journals (ABA, Core, Criminal Justice, International, Intellectual Property), Legal Classics, United States Code, U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S Federal Legislative History, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, U.S. Presidential, Treaties and Agreements, Pentagon Papers, Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, World Constitutions Illustrated, and the European Center for Minority Issues. 1200s-present.  

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Major law journals database. Shows how often a law journal article has been cited by other articles in HeinOnline. Cited references available for articles from the 1950s onward.


  1. Click on "Law Journal Library."
  2. Find the article using either
    1. the Search feature, and then click on "Cited by number."&
    2. the Citation Navigator feature, and then click on "Articles that cite this document."

Cited reference searching starts with a specific article, book, or other publication. Usually your first step is to find that publication in the database you are using. That may mean searching the title, but sometimes you'll use the author's name. Since citations for this publication can vary, expect the need to select from among variations or to perform multiple searches and combining the results.

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