<center> '''Follow the instructions below to find news on a specific date by using the Main Search Box on LexisNexis Academic.''' </center>

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A common assignment is to research the major news that occurred on your birthday. You can easily apply this tutorial to that assignment.

#Click on the Advanced Options section
#Type the date in both boxes to narrow your search to one specific date
#Select a source from the source word wheel, if you would like to choose a specific publication (optional.)
#Click Apply
#Click Search

This functionality is not just found on the Main Search box. Most search forms contain a date restriction option in the Advanced Options section.