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Citation Analysis Tools

This guide provides an overview of how to use citation analysis tools.

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Hein's ScholarCheck

The HeinOnline Law Journal Library provides full-text access to law and law-related periodicals. Hein's ScholarCheck allows you to view all law and law-related articles within the HeinOnline Law Journal Library that cite to a particular law or law-related article. 

Step 1: Click on the ScholarCheck button in the left sidebar for an article.

Step 2: Click on the "Cited By X Articles" link to view a list of the articles that cite to the selected article.

Author Profiles

You can view all of the articles in the HeinOnline Law Journal Library that an author has written or obtain aggregate citation numbers for an author. Click on the hyperlink of the author's name to access his or her author profile. 


The HeinOnline Law Journal Library contains more than 3,000 law and law-related periodicals dating back to their inception through their most recent issues, except in circumstances where the publisher has placed an embargo on certain volumes or issues.