HeinOnline and Law Review Citation Patterns
Law Library Journal, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 55-70, Winter 2011
17 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last revised: 9 Nov 2011
Date Written: February 11, 2011
The authors tested the proposition that the ubiquity of HeinOnline in law libraries would alter law review citation patterns. Has HeinOnline’s provision of the full runs of law reviews in full text led to more citations to older materials? This article reports the results of the study they undertook to test this theory.
Keywords: Bibliometrics, Citation Analysis, Law Reviews, legal research
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