Welcome to LexisNexis® Research Continuous Alerts powered by Factiva®

The LexisNexis® Continuous Alerts feature allows you to set up and track searches on Factiva® sources through lexis.com®. These alerts provide you with breaking news through your email within minutes of the time it's published. Retrieve results from Factiva’s collection of more than 10,000 authoritative sources from 152 countries in 22 languages including the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal®, the Financial Times®, Dow Jones® and Reuters® newswires, the Associated Press® and hundreds of other influential newspapers, periodicals, 120 continuously updating wire services, and more. Click here for additional source information.

Click a link for more information on these topics:

Technical support contact information
Setting up a new Continuous Alert
Modifying an existing alert
Deleting an alert
Managing alerts
Viewing alert headlines
Updating My Details
Setting up a mobile login
Search tips
Factiva Content
Using Help
Signing off Continuous Alerts

Click here for a quick reference guide listing all of the tasks you can do with LexisNexis® Continuous Alerts.

Technical support contact information

Your email address and name are required in case you have technical difficulties and need to contact customer support. The information is not used for marketing or to make unsolicited contact. You must enter all of the information in the yellow boxes, then click the Accept checkbox next to the Continue button to indicate your acceptance of Factiva's End User Agreement and to enter the Continuous Alerts site.

To complete the new user information:

  1. Enter your email address.
  2. Enter your first name.
  3. Enter your last name.
  4. (Optional) Enter the name of your company.
  5. Click the Accept checkbox next to the Continue button.
  6. Click the Continue button.
  7. Set up a new alert. See "Setting up a new Continuous Alert".

My Details

The My Details link allows you to change the information you provided the first time you signed on to Continuous Alerts.

For example, you may want to change your email from your work address to a home address while you are on vacation, or you may need to change your last name.

In addition, a "Set up mobile login" link is provided to let you have your alerts sent to a mobile device.

Change My Details
  1. Click the "My Details" link near the upper right of the page.
  2. Make your desired changes.
  3. Click the Save details button.
Set Up a Mobile Login
  1. Click the "My Details" link near the upper right of the page.
  2. Click the "Set up mobile login" link.
  3. Select and copy the link in the pop-up window to an email addressed to your mobile device.
  4. When you receive the email on your mobile device, click the link in the email to start receiving your alerts on your mobile device.

Factiva Content

Factiva sources change all the time. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Factiva content.

What key newswires does Factiva offer?
More than 120 continuously updating newswires, including the exclusive combination of Dow Jones, Reuters, and The Associated Press. Factiva offers more than 500 wires, including Asia Pulse, Dow Jones-VWD, Agence France Presse, Agencia EFE and other industry, press release, and local newswires.

What key newspapers does Factiva offer?
Same-day and archival coverage of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Financial Times, Les Echos, South China Morning Post, The Australian, Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, Straits Times, Yomiuri Shimbun, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The Irish Times and local newspapers from every corner of the globe.

What key television and radio transcripts does Factiva offer?
BBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, NPR, and more.

What key magazines does Factiva offer?
General business and industry must-read publications like The Economist, Forbes, Fortune, Time, Newsweek, Finanz & Wirtschaft, Satellite News, BusinessWeek, Focus, L'Express, The Bulletin, Far Eastern Economic Review and more.

How can I find a comprehensive list of sources?
Once you have logged in and registered, you will be able to search the database of Factiva sources through the Source selection area on the Set up new Continuous Alert tab. No charges are incurred unless you submit a search.


Search Tips

All searches used with Continuous Alerts will follow the existing Factiva rules. Valid search connectors include the following, where N indicates a number value:


Using Help

Three types of Help links are provided for LexisNexis® Continuous Alerts:

  1. Click the "How do I?" link in the upper right corner of each page to access a list of common tasks and descriptions of the items on each page.
  2. Click the "What's this?" link next to an item name to find out more about it.
  3. Click the "Factiva terms and connectors?" link for a list of search connectors and tips on searching.

A list of topics is provided on the left side of the help pages, for ease of reference. Or, you can switch to an Index if you can't find the item you want in the topic list. If you still can't find what you're looking for, enter one or two words in the Search Help box and click Go to search the Help system.


Signing off Continuous Alerts

You can end your session with LexisNexis Continuous Alerts and return to lexis.com® in either of two ways: