Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Have you checked out the new “In-House Advisor” Practice Area on Practical Guidance?

The new In-House Advisor module provides in-house counsel with a dedicated location for in-house focused guidance covering essential topics like risk management, business skills and legal operations. This module can also be useful to large law firms working alongside these in-house attorneys in providing a resource for "outside general counsel" to best advise their clients. This module includes numerous ...
12 Oct 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: News Searching by Date

News searching by date: Article date vs. date the article is added to the LexisNexis ® service Looking for articles published “today”? Wondering why some publications take a day or longer to appear online? While many of the sources in the News on Lexis+ ® and LexisNexis ® are added the same day as publication or publication date (the date on the article), others may be subject to some embargo ...
5 Oct 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Practical Guidance Ready-To-Use Presentations

One way to be of service to clients is to offer presentations on topics relevant to their industry and their work. You do not have to start from a blank slate to think of topics that would be helpful to your clients or build out the content. Utilize the Presentations available in Practical Guidance as a starting point. Over 75 presentations are available by practice area and industry accessible in Practical Guidance under ...
28 Sep 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Code Compare for Court Rules

Code Compare for Court Rules In addition to statutes and administrative codes, you can use this tool for court rules. Code Compare on Lexis+® for Court Rules aids researchers who have one version of a federal or state court rules and need to compare it with an earlier version, noting the differences in the two, in a side-by-side format or single overlay view. This example compares the 2023 version of the rule ...
20 Sep 2023

Nexis Newsdesk™ Tip of the Month: Exporting Searches to Intranet Site or Sharepoint

Did you know your Newsdesk searches can be shared with your organization via a portal, intranet, or site like Sharepoint? After you have created a search and saved it, click the Actions drop down menu at the top of the page near your search name: Expand the Download/Export section and select “Export with…” This transforms your search data into an RSS feed that can be customized for your intranet ...
20 Sep 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Cited Law Preview in Cases!

The Cited Law Preview, available in Lexis+®, provides researchers the ability to preview a cited pinpoint statute or regulation within a case to determine relevancy before opening up the document in full – without leaving the document. To explore the previewed document further, the user can click to open the full document in a separate tab.
6 Sep 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Guide to Legislative History Research

This toolkit will help legal researchers be more efficient and effective when conducting federal legislative history research on the Lexis+® or Lexis® service. Legislative History Research Guide on Lexis+® Legislative History Research Guide on Lexis®
31 Aug 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Maximize Lexis Answers® on Lexis +®

Leverage the power of extractive artificial intelligence to surface relevant information from a natural language search. Lexis Answers® is a great way to start your research and save time. Start by entering your legal question. and then apply your jurisdiction filter from the post-search filters. After applying the 2 nd Circuit to this search, Lexis Answers® quickly adjusted to bringing the most semantically ...
23 Aug 2023

Nexis Newsdesk™ Tip of the Month: Duplicate Search Option in Actions Menu

One approach to be more efficient when setting up searches on Newsdesk is to copy an already existing search, and then edit it to reflect the current topic you are working on. You’ll find the Duplicate Search option when you open a search and go to the Actions drop-down menu. It is the first option available: Once you select Duplicate Search, your next step is to give the new search a name. In this case, I ...
17 Aug 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Quickly Search Arbitration Materials in the Explore Content Pod

Good news! Arbitration materials available on Lexis® and Lexis+® are easily accessible in the Explore > Content pod: Click on Arbitration Materials, and you’ll be taken to our robust collection of sources: If you have suggestions for additional sources, please share that with your Knowledge & Research Consultant. If you need training or guidance, please contact your Knowledge & Research ...
17 Aug 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Staying on Top of AI Impacts on the Law

Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Resource Kit Practical Guidance has a resource kit dedicated exclusively to how AI is impacting the legal industry. In addition to general information, the kit covers how AI impacts specific areas of law (including Intellectual Property, Commercial Transactions, Labor and Employment, and Civil Litigation). Staying on top of this issue is as simple as creating an alert, so you ...
3 Aug 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: The power of news for expert witness research

Lexis® and Lexis+® have exceptional Expert Witness Materials , which include the reports, depositions, and testimony of experts. There may be situations where you may want a better understanding of what the range of experts have to say on a subject, what the general understanding is on the topic, and what a potential jury pool might know on a topic. Depending on the topic, many or few cases may be available ...
26 Jul 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: The Power of More Like This Passage

Advance your research from any place in a case with More Like This Passage on Lexis+® . Find a relevant passage in a case law opinion and instantly find more cases that say something similar by clicking on the More Like This Passage icon. This technology uses advanced natural language processing and machine learning to surface relevant cases that a keyword search may have missed.
12 Jul 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Motion Type Filter in Case Law Results

Take advantage of the Motion Type filters to select from one of the 24 motion types currently available. This filter will save you time by quickly refining results to the type of motion you are interested in, freeing up time for other tasks.
6 Jul 2023

LexisNexis® Competitive Intelligence Toolkit

LexisNexis® Competitive Intelligence Toolkit The Competitive Intelligence (CI) Toolkit is designed to help you complete your CI research more efficiently as it relates to the LexisNexis® products you have access to. The kit includes helpful checklists for the most common CI use cases that include recommended LexisNexis products, sources, sample searches and tips to help you maximize your available resources. We ...
1 Jul 2023

LexisNexis® Expert Witness Toolkit

The Expert Witness Toolkit is designed to help you complete your Expert Witness research more efficiently as it relates to the LexisNexis® products you have access to. The kit includes helpful checklists for the most common Expert Witness use cases that include recommended LexisNexis products, sources, sample searches and tips to help you maximize your available resources. We recognize that a variety of resources ...
1 Jul 2023

Nexis Newsdesk™ Research Tip: Exporting Searches to Intranet Site or Sharepoint

Did you know your Newsdesk searches can be shared with your organization via a portal, intranet, or internal site like Sharepoint? After you have created and saved a search, click the Actions drop down menu at the top of the page near your search name: Expand the Download/Export section and select “Export with…” This transforms your search data into an RSS feed that can be customized for ...
29 Jun 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: New Practical Guidance Federal Government Practice Area

Practical Guidance now includes a Federal Government module, providing guidance on all the most critical tasks that Federal Government attorneys undertake— including contracting, agency law, administrative law, information law, and labor and employment law. It also informs practitioners on methods to complete common tasks, such as enforcing compliance regulations, implementing fair processes for soliciting bids ...
29 Jun 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Locate Top Competitors for a Company Using Lexis® or Lexis+®

Lexis® and Lexis+® provide detailed company information to help you locate top competitors for a specific company. Select Company & Financial under Explore > Content . Then, select the Company Profiles category. Here you can search all the available sources providing company profile information. A few popular sources for these details include D&B, GlobalData Company Profiles, Hoover’s, LexisNexis® ...
22 Jun 2023

LexisNexis at AALL 2023

Join LexisNexis® and industry thought leaders at AALL® 2023 for an inside look at groundbreaking developments in legal technology with a focus on artificial intelligence, research, drafting and analytics. Plus, explore the exciting possibilities that lie ahead. Meet Lexis+ AI™. Visit LexisNexis at Booth #704 in the AALL Exhibit Hall C & D at the Boston Convention Center, July 16 – 18 and experience ...
15 Jun 2023

2023 AALL Giveaway and Drawing Rules and Regulations

OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY . A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to members of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) who are registered to and attend the 2023 AALL Conference July 16 through July 18, 2023, and who are least 18 years of age or older as of July 16, 2023. Void where prohibited by law . Employees of LexisNexis, a division of RELX Inc ...
15 Jun 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Staying on Top of “Mega” Bankruptcies

Mega Chapter 11 Filings Tracker With the high-profile bankruptcy of Bed Bath & Beyond recently announced, you may need to stay on top of any other “mega” companies making a similar announcement. An easy way to do this is to consult the Mega Chapter 11 Filings Tracker summarizes certain information concerning mega Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases (regularly updated to include new mega Chapter 11 cases). ...
8 Jun 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: Revisiting Research Map on Lexis+® and Lexis®

Using HISTORY on Lexis® and Lexis+® lets researchers see the first level searches recently performed, as well as documents reviewed and prior Shepard’s ® reports. But what if you want to view results after applying post-search filters, such as “search withing” or want to see results viewed by content type, etc. The answer is Research Map! Research Map is your visual guide to the steps ...
1 Jun 2023

Knowledge and Research Consultant Tip: New SmartIndexing Subject and Industry Terms are added to Lexis®/Lexis+® on a weekly basis

Savvy researchers know to utilize the Subject and Industry SmartIndexing Terms when constructing searches, or to filter results. (Learn more about LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology™ and previous tips that highlight SmartIndexing, How to Use SmartIndexing when Searching News Content , Use LexisNexis SmartIndexing Technology scores to increase relevance of news search results and Advanced search techniques in News ...
24 May 2023

Nexis Newsdesk™ Tip of the Month: Accessing Usage and Account Reports

As an administrator, you can review your account statistics, including the number of newsletters that have been created, how many users are on your account, and actual user data—just to name a few! To access usage statistics: Click on your name and access the drop-down list in the upper-right corner of the Newsdesk window: Choose Usage Stats. The Usage Stats page appears on a separate browser tab. Under ...
24 May 2023