HeinOnline Core Package for EIFL, Law Journal Library, and Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

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31 Dec 2025

HeinOnline is Hein’s premier online research product with more than 200 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing researchers with access to both historical and current material never previously available online. 

The HeinOnline Core Package for EIFL contains the constitutional histories for 170+ countries, a large collection of books and monographs on legal history, a basic overview of major United States Supreme Court cases as well as the laws of the United States, publications focused on Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions and more.  It includes the following:

  • Civil Rights and Social Justice
  • COVID 19: Pandemics Past and Present 
  • English Reports, Full Reprint
  • Gun Regulation and Legislation in America
  • History of International Law Collection
  • Law Academy Project 
  • Legal Classics Library
  • LGBTQ+ Rights
  • Open Society Justice Initiative
  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law 
  • United States Code
  • United States Statutes at Large
  • United States Supreme Court Library  
  • World Constitutions Illustrated

EIFL members can also choose to subscribe to the Law Journal Library, together with the HeinOnline Core Package for EIFL. The Law Journal Library contains 3,000 law and law-related periodicals covering 40 disciplines and more than 1,500 multidisciplinary subjects.  The library includes works from nearly 90 different countries, as well as all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Coverage is from the first issue published to the most recently published issues as allowed by contracts with publishers. Search is by article title, author, subject, state or country published, full text, and narrow by date. 

Additionally, the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is available as a stand alone resource. This is a multilingual index to articles and book reviews covering both public and private international law and comparative and foreign law.  IFLP covers more than 800 legal journals published worldwide and includes more than 400,000 index records. 

For institutions in Myanmar and Laos, EIFL has licensed the HeinOnline Academic Core Collection, which includes these databases.


  • Unlimited simultaneous access
  • Monthly usage statistics
  • MyHein personal research and bookmarking tool
  • Free iPhone and iPad App
  • A free HeinOnline app available in Android and iOS versions enables users to search HeinOnline or quickly retrieve a document on a mobile device.
  • Free web-based training sessions available upon request​
  • New Infinite Scroll Feature
    • Intuitively displays a greater number of search results
    • No longer a need to use page arrows to go beyond the first page of results
    • Options to sort, bookmark, save search queries and email results will appear on bottom left side of screen
  • Email a direct link to a PDF
    • Users can click the e-mail icon from either search results or from above a page image to send a direct PDF link via e-mail; the link will instantly download a PDF of the section and the end user does not have to be authenticated to HeinOnline! Links will expire 7 days from they day they are sent.
  • Legal Classics Library includes more than 19,000 works from some of the greatest legal minds in history including Joseph Story, Jeremy Bentham, William Blackstone, William Holdsworth, Henry Maine, Federic William Maitland, Frederick Pollock, Benjamin E. Cardozo, and many more! In addition to many 'classics' this collection also includes rare items that are found in only a handful of libraries around the world. 
  • History of International Law Collection includes more than 2,700 titles and more than 1.5 million pages dating back to 1690 on International Law subjects such as War & Peace, the Nuremberg Trials, Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions and much more.
  • United States Supreme Court Library: the complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports bound volumes as well as preliminary prints, slip opinions, and books and periodicals related to the U.S. Supreme Court are included in this library. 
  • The English Reports delivers exact page images of the original bound reprint edition, containing more than 100,000 cases, together with the Indexes and Book of Charts. In addition, multiple navigation tools, such as a Case Locator, Chart Tool, and an Advanced Search feature enhance the ease of access to specific cases. Also included in this collection is the Statutes of the Realm (1235-1713), along with Pre-1865 Law Reports. 
  • United States Statutes at Large includes complete coverage of the Statutes at Large, and features multiple browsing and searching options to enhance the online value over the paper volumes. 
  • United States Code: this collection includes complete coverage of the United States Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926. Also includes the Early Federal Laws Collection, which represents the most complete collection of federal statute compilations prior to the US Code. 
  • World Constitutions Illustrated enables legal scholars to research the constitutional and political development of every country in the world. It includes the current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation, as well as substantial constitutional histories for countries such as Australia, Brazil, China, France, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and many more. It also includes constitutional periodicals, thousands of classic books, other related works such as the World Fact Book, links to scholarly articles and online resources, and bibliographic references.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 800 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions. The IFLP also analyzes the contents of about fifty individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Mélanges, and congress reports each year. MyHein allows to save/bookmark search queries in Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, please click here for more information.

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