Alumni Access to HeinOnline

HeinOnline provides full-text PDF access to more than 1,800 law and law-related periodicals and federal and state case law. Yale alumni now have free access to the HeinOnline Law Journal Library and integrated case law thanks to a license acquired by the Lillian Goldman Law Library.

 Alumni who wish to access HeinOnline will need to do so through the Yale Alumni Association HeinOnline page found here.

Yale Alumni also have access to the HeinOnline iPad App. After dowloading the HeinOnline app and logging on to HeinOnline via the YAA page, follow the steps listed below to access content via the app.

  1. After logging in with your alumni credentials go to and enter your device ID and click “Go”.  You will receive a password.
  2. Enter the password into the “password” field on the app. Leave the username blank.The temporary password must be entered within 24 hours of being generated otherwise you will need to create another one. After you enter the password into the app you will have access for 30 days, at which point you will need to create a new password.

If you have any issues accessing the HeinOnline iPad App please see