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21 Jun 2018 Author : InfoPro Community Manager

Librarian Relations Consultant Research Tip: What do the experts say about …?

The Lexis Advance service has exceptional expert witness materials, including federal and state Expert Witness Summaries, Challenges, Testimony and Reports, and Resumes and Curricula Vitae.

Sometimes you may want to get a feel for what experts are saying in the public eye, or discover “new” experts. The News section is a great resource for this information.

For example, what do experts say about privacy issues related to drones?

One approach: expert /10 privacy /25 drone or uav

Or …

Using the Advanced Search form in News, enter terms in the Headline and Lead box, then add more terms in the search box that will appear in other parts of the story.

You may, of course, simply enter HLEAD(search terms) as part of the search rather than using the Advanced Search form: hlead(drone or uav /10 privacy) and expert /10 privacy

Results will include excerpts around what “experts say” about the topic, and articles will include the names and some credentials of experts quoted individually.