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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP)

The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 750 legal journals published worldwide.

Using the IFLP Alert Feature

About the IFLP Alert Feature

IFLP Alerts is an essential awareness tool for legal scholars, providing tailored alerts delivered via email as a personalized supplement to the monthly IFLP issue. After setting up an IFLP Alerts profile, individuals will begin to receive a monthly notification that lists the most recent material available within their chosen Topics, Regions, Country Subjects, Journals, and Languages. If the full text of an article is available in HeinOnline's Law Journal Library, a direct hyperlink will be provided. In addition, all entries are available through the IFLP database.

Benefits of IFLP Alerts include:

  • Unlimited free profiles for subscribing institutions
  • Create tailored email alerts based on indexed Topics, Regions, Country Subjects, Journals, and Languages
  • Tailored email alerts include direct hyperlinking to HeinOnline's Law Journal Library when available
  • Delivered to your inbox on the first Monday of each month
  • Ability to manage profiles on behalf of your faculty or staff

See an example of a IFLP Alert notification tailored to the topic of "Civil rights" below:

Creating and Editing an IFLP Alert Profile

Subscribing institutions and organizations are provided with the ability to create unlimited IFLP Alert profiles.* Users can create an IFLP Alert profile from the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals database landing page. Follow the button below for a step-by-step guide.


Creating an IFLP Alert Profile


When creating a profile, users will be directed to a form where they can manage what they will receive in the monthly IFLP Alert notification. After entering their name, they may select as many Topics, Regions, Country Subjects, Journals, and Languages as desired. To learn more about these facets, visit the next tab.

IFLP Alert profiles can be changed at any time, allowing subscribers to tailor the delivery of IFLP notifications to their changing research needs.

Users may manage and edit their own IFLP Alert profiles​ through MyHein. Particular individuals may also become authorized to manage the IFLP Alert profiles of the faculty or staff at their subscribing institution. Access our step-by-step guides to both scenarios below. 


Managing Your Own IFLP Alert Profile        Managing Profiles for Your Faculty/Staff


IFLP Alerts Preferences

When creating an IFLP Alert profile, users will find that they have the option to select Topics, Regions, Country Subjects, Journals, and Languages. All IFLP content has been categorized into the facets listed below: 





Country Subjects