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Artificial Intelligence & Natural Language Processing Tools

HeinOnline has implemented artificial intelligence and natural language processing tools to help both novice and experienced researchers make the most of its content.

More Like This

About More Like This

More Like This uses a program which finds “interesting words” in an article, as determined by an algorithm that analyzes the article’s text. The tool then provides a list of similar articles, based on the interesting words found in the original article.

This tool can be found within various serials and periodicals within HeinOnline.

For example, let’s take a look at this article in HeinOnline: Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color. Select the More Like This button from within this article.

image of More Like This button when viewing an article


This tool compares all articles in HeinOnline and ranks them in order based on which articles’ interesting words are most similar to the first article. Results include the top 50 most relevant articles available in HeinOnline.

From the results page, users can review the list of similar articles. Adjust the boost factor on the interesting words, enter new terms, or add a date range to change the scope of the results.

image of a results page when using the More Like This button