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LexisNexis Academic Tips for Searching  

Last Updated: Feb 18, 2014 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts
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LexisNexis Academic Resources

  • Advanced Boolean Search Strategies (LexisNexis Academic)
    explains how to use special commands to require that the search terms appear in the same sentence, in the same paragraph, within a specific number of words of each other, or at least a specific number of times in the result.
  • Research Guides (LexisNexis Wiki for Higher Education)
    provide guidance for searching specific topics in the LexisNexis databases regarding:
    - Administrative Law
    - Affirmative Action
    - Blogs
    - Business
    - Citing References
    - Civil Rights Movement
    - Common Legal Research Assignments
    - Consumer Law
    - Critical Reviews
    - Education Law
    - English or Writing 101
    - Entertainment Law
    - Environmental Science
    - Health Care
    - Human Resources Law
    - Immigration
    - Intellectual Property Law
    - Landmark Supreme Court Cases
    - Legal Citation Formats
    - Legal Research
    - Literature
    - Personal Injury Law
    - Real Estate Law
    - Searching Foreign Language Sources
    - SEC Filings
    - Terrorism
  • How to... (LexisNexis Wiki for Higher Education)
    - compare companies with Company Dossier
    - find a critical review
    - find a specific document
    - find a specific legal case
    - find a TV or radio broadcast transcript
    - find an editorial or opinion piece
    - find an obituary
    - find foreign language news
    - find news by date
    - get a company snapshot or profile
    - make a company list with Company Dossier
    - search newspapers by state
  • LexisNexis Academic Video Tutorials on YouTube
    - Introduction
    - Using the Index
    - Finding Landmark US Cases
    - Finding Broadcast Transcripts
    - Finding an Obituary
    - Finding an Editorial or Opinion Piece
    - Finding a Critical Review
    - Finding News by State
    - Delivering Documents to Cloud Storage
  • Searchable Directory of Online Sources (LexisNexis)
    identifies files, including those from the corporate product which are not available in LexisNexis Academic.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
    Full text of news and legal sources, as well as company and industry data.
    Search Tips

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