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Librarian Relations Consultant Research Tip: How to search “Major Publications” in News on Lexis Advance

If you previously used lexis.com ® to search news, you may have relied on the robust selection of group files, which allowed you to limit searching to select publications. There are multiple ways to limit your searches on the Lexis Advance service, including by pre-set groups of publications. ...

Updated Lexis Advance reference materials

• June 2017 Lexis Advance Enhancements overview • Lexis® Answers overview • Lexis Answers video overview • Segments in Lexis Advance • Lexis Advance Enhancements page

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Quickly find and search all news sources by country

The Lexis Advance® service helps make it easy to view and search available news sources by country. We will use my favorite, France, for this example. If you do not see your country listed, click on View All Countries. First, select the International tab in the Explore Content pod. Then, select the...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Retrieve a more refined answer set by using the Text segment in Lexis Advance®

Just the Text please! A new search segment was recently introduced in the Lexis Advance service. When searching Codes and Administrative Codes, you can now use the Text segment to restrict your search to the actual text of the code. Add this to your search in the Red Search Box as you would any other...

Updated Terms & Connectors Comparison between Lexis Advance and lexis.com®

The Lexis Advance ® service processes searches differently from the lexis.com ® service. For example, Lexis Advance automatically distinguishes between natural language and words-and-commands searches. Just enter and go. View the detailed differences between word-and-command searching on the...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Need Federal Agency Materials? Lexis Advance has you Covered!

Federal agency materials on the Lexis Advance service and integration of Lexis® Securities Mosaic® content: LexisNexis has a comprehensive collection of federal agency materials. While some of this content may be available on agency websites, those sites require users to access each dataset...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Search LexisNexis® Corporate Affiliations™ Quickly with this Easy Shortcut!

Whether you are performing due diligence research, conflicts checking analysis, or simply retrieving a corporate profile, LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations is a “go-to” source for company research. For researchers “in the know” (aka librarians), the source has long been known...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Easily Edit a “Search Within Results” Query on Lexis Advance®

Now you can edit your terms when using the “Search Within Results” filter option on the Lexis Advance ® service. As you see from the screen shot, you can edit your narrowed terms/search query without having to wipe it clean and start over again. Simply click on the pencil icon to make...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Exploring Practice Centers by Industry

The Industry Practice Centers on the Lexis Advance® service are curated collections of resources focused on a specific industry. They make it easier to get to the pertinent information related to that industry, saving you time. Access an overview of top sources and topics important in that industry...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Searching Phone and Criminal Public Records

Additional phone and criminal records added to our comprehensive public records collection. Phones —Phones are essential to locate and contact people. Nearly 30 million additional phone records are now available in Cellular & Alternate Phones in the LexisNexis ® SmartLinx ® Comprehensive...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: International Content Accessible in One Convenient Tab

You may have noticed that we added an International Tab to Explore Content last year: In March, we updated the International tab to provide access to all international content available on the Lexis Advance® service. The content we added to the International tab includes news, treatises, law...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Easy Access to Executive Orders and Other Presidential Documents

Anticipating a heightened interest in presidential documents, the Lexis Advance service now offers an easier way to access executive orders and related documents. Entering “executive orders” or “presidential memoranda” or related search terms in the Red Search Box will bring...

New: Tips for Searching News on Lexis Advance

When accessing the unmatched collection of news sources on the Lexis Advance service, refer to this tip sheet for search and filtering tips to help you get to the most relevant results quickly. Download a copy of this tip sheet.

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Find International News Sources by Country in the International Tab

You may have noticed that the International tab was added to Explore Content last year: In March, we updated the International tab to provide access to all international content available on Lexis Advance including news, treatises, law reviews and company profiles. This content has always been...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: How to Retrieve All Documents from a Single Source

Get documents allows you to retrieve all the documents from a single source in one action, for example, if you don’t have a key term, but you know the article is about a country in South America or related to the economy, and it is from a recent issue. There is an easy way to retrieve all the documents...

Librarian Relations Consultant Tip: Reason for Shepard’s Signal™

It’s now easier than ever to verify that a case is good law and the reasons why. We have added a great enhancement to our Shepard’s ® reports that can help save you time— the Reason for Shepard’s Signal. The Reason for Shepard’s Signal feature surfaces the citing...

Enhancements to the Red Search Box

As an information professional, you have needs that go beyond what the average researcher might request. To that end we have made a number of enhancements in the Red Search Box. You can now see and select from your last five searches, including filters you used. See below: All you need to do...

Browse and Search Legal News by Publisher

The Legal News content category is distinct from News in an important way—it carries content from some of the most valuable sources in the legal industry. We set out to provide our customers with an unbeatable collection of legal news content—and you can access this all through the Lexis...

Lexis Advance®—Hyperlinked Results List

There is an exciting enhancement on Lexis Advance® I’d like to share with everyone. Many of you have asked for this enhancement and may have already come across the feature while delivering your results. Well, look no further—delivered results lists now include hyperlinks for easier document...

More robust functionality now available for international sources

If you are searching for news from international sources, you will appreciate the more robust filtering option now available in Lexis Advance® News within the Location filter. The Location filter allows you to narrow your results to the location of the source. This is different than a location...

Lexis Advance® Length Segment via Advanced Search

If you are a fan of using the length segment when conducting research in News, you will be very pleased to learn that it is now easily available via the Advanced Search template for News. Now you can pinpoint those longer, in-depth articles, or add an AND NOT before the length segment once you’ve...

Lexis Advance® Advanced Search Form

Now when you are unsure of a practice area or need to assist an end user in constructing a more focused search, try using the Advanced Search Form. Users have the ability to construct search queries using a form that aids with segment searching, Boolean search logic and more. Click Advance...

More Legislative Resources Now Available in Lexis Advance®

In November, Lexis Advance® added more legislative resources! Content additions include: Federal and State Legislator Profiles—Contact information and committee assignments for the current legislative session State Voting Records—Legislators that voted for a specific bill...

Lexis Advance®—Improved Party Name Search

When searching for cases by party name, Lexis Advance® not only recognizes the search algorithm of Party A v. Party B, but will return hits for Party B v. Party A as well. This is a refined search algorithm for party name searching so you are more likely to retrieve relevant results when searching...

Editing List of Documents to Be Delivered on Lexis Advance®

As you know, one of the hallmarks of Lexis Advance is that you can deliver documents across different content types. In this example below, I’ve selected cases, dockets and news articles of interest from my original results list. But there are times when one needs to delete the list of documents...