HeinOnline Releases LGBTQ+ Rights Database
Free for All Institutions and Organizations
GETZVILLE, N.Y., June 30, 2022 (Newswire.com) - HeinOnline, a product of William S. Hein & Co., Inc., is pleased to announce the release of its newest database, LGBTQ+ Rights. This collection consists of materials relating to the gay rights movement in America from 1950 until present day, including an interactive timeline, as well as subject-coded court cases, scholarly articles, books, reports, and more.
Hein is offering this newest database free of charge to its core American and international subscribers, and to the libraries of any other interested organizations. Furthermore, this database joins four other complimentary resources—Slavery in America and the World, Gun Regulation and Legislation in America, Civil Rights and Social Justice, and Open Society Justice Initiative—creating the Social Justice Suite, a perpetually free research package.
For more information, visit https://home.heinonline.org/content/lgbtq-rights/. To register for institutional access to the Social Justice Suite, visit https://home.heinonline.org/social-justice-suite-registration/.
About the Database
The LGBTQ+ Rights database charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the inequalities that still exist today. All titles in this collection have been assigned one or more title-level subjects relating to their scope and are further divided into six subcollections: Marriage and Family, Employment Discrimination, Military Service, AIDS and Health Care, Public Spaces and Accommodations, and Historical Attitudes and Analysis.
This collection is rounded out by Scholarly Articles selected by Hein editors, as well as a Bibliography of titles to launch research outside of HeinOnline. Finally, an interactive timeline, incorporating documents from HeinOnline with other media from around the internet, plots out an overview of LGBTQ rights in America from 1950 to the present day.
HeinOnline is a premier online research database that provides comprehensive coverage from inception of nearly 3,000 multidisciplinary periodicals, essential government documents, international treaties, case law, and more. Composed of image-based PDFs and available at an affordable price, the wealth of material allows academic institutions, government organizations, firms, and other organizations access to true-to-print digital material without the hassle of using multiple research databases. Furthermore, HeinOnline subscriptions consistently increase in value without added cost as HeinOnline continually adds content while incorporating new artificial intelligence tools for easier research. More information is available here: home.heinonline.org.
About William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is a leading publishing company that has been serving the law library community for 100+ years. Over the past few years, the company has expanded its services into academic, government, and corporate libraries, becoming one of the world's leading multidisciplinary publishers. More information is available here: wshein.com.
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