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    The Word Wheel on Lexis Advance®

    Did you know that Legal Phrases and Documents on the Word Wheel are now separated out instead of all together? Did you also know that you have the ability to remove sections on the Word Wheel as well? Here’s how it works: Begin by typing in...

    Lexis Advance® Content Listing

    If you want to explore the content available on Lexis Advance® prior to searching, my recommendation is to download the Content Listing and access it from your desktop. To make this happen, sign in to Lexis Advance and access Help through the More...

    Delivering Selected Results in Cite List Format

    If you are like most law librarians I work with, you have been waiting for an important feature that is now available on Lexis Advance®: the ability to deliver specified results in a cite list format. Here’s how you do it: In...

    Introducing new predictive analysis and data visualization tools within Lexis Advance®

    You now have the ability to gain more insight into pending legislation and better inform your strategy using Legislative Outlook tools! Have you ever wondered what the chances of passage were for the vital legislation that may affect your work or your...

    Searching News by Industry on Lexis Advance®

    If you were a fan of being able to search news by industry on lexis.com ® here’s a way to do a similar search on Lexis Advance® using “post-search” filters: Simply enter your search term(s) in the search box, and click on...

    Using the *, ! and ? symbols in your search

    Lexis Advance® will accept either the * or the ! as a command to find variations of a search term. They are not exactly the same, however. If you use the ! to truncate a word, you must have at least 3 characters in front of the ! symbol. If you use...

    Patent Linking Now Available in Lexis Advance®

    Patents cited in Lexis Advance® content are now linked to free PDFs and TotalPatent®, with the customer having the choice on which version to access. Over one million links were added to cases, agency decisions and secondary sources to present...

    What is A.S. Pratt® & Sheshunoff®?

    LexisNexis® A.S. Pratt® is widely considered to be the “gold standard” of legal publications written for banking law and commercial law practitioners. Key topics include financial privacy, electronic funds transfers, commercial lending...

    Lexis Advance®—Unannotated segment now available!

    When researching codes, the annotations can be very helpful in providing insight and guidance into what the language actually means. Yet there are times when you want to be very precise in your searching and retrieve results that are from just the text...

    Major Newspapers, meet Lexis Advance®!

    Did you know that you can now apply one of the most useful lexis.com ® combined sources in Lexis Advance®? Through the wonderful new Explore Content pod, you can now search this important subset of sources in News! Let’s walk through this...

    Social Media Locator

    Social Media Locator is a new search option which examines an individual’s digital footprint in social media and the open Web. It improves upon and replaces the current Enhanced Social Networking search on the Public Records tab of Lexis Advance®...

    50 State Surveys

    Have you ever felt overwhelmed simply by hearing the words “50-State survey” coming out of your patron’s mouth? Of course, you already know that one of the most important things to check before re-creating the wheel is the availability...

    Search Tips on Lexis Advance®!

    Did you know there is a shortcut to getting to Search Tips on Lexis Advance®? Not only are you able to use the Help Menu under More, but now you can simply click on Search Tips right above the search box. Simply click on Search Tips and you will...

    The ATTORNEY Segment vs. the ATTORNEY Filter

    Segments and filters are powerful tools for precision searching in Lexis Advance®. When you need to narrow your case law results to those involving a particular attorney, it is important to remember these tools and how they differ. I am a career-long...

    The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal™

    The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal TM is designed to help transactional attorneys start on point and finish big. This quarterly journal is a new supplemental publication to Lexis Practice Advisor®, our online practical guidance service designed with...

    Requesting Permission to Copy and Distribute Materials

    The Marketing Department asks you to print articles from Lexis Advance; and tells you they want to reproduce these articles for packets to be distributed at a client seminar. LexisNexis makes it easy for you to request copyright permission to reproduce...

    Transparent Display of Filters & Increased Visibility of “Include Related Federal Content”

    Did you know that you are now able to see a clearer listing of the filters you selected from your search? Previously, you were only shown the number of filters selected—now you can see a full display of pre-filters. You can also easily see...

    Lexis Advance®: Search Within a Full-text Document

    Have you ever needed to find a particular term of art or phrase within a specific document? Up until now, you had to invoke the “find” feature in your browser, which couldn’t use proximity searching. We’ve now added the ability...

    Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques now on Lexis Advance®

    A favorite source is now available on the Lexis Advance service! If there is a title you want to find quickly on Lexis Advance, the easiest approach is to begin typing it in the red search box. I recently learned Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques...

    Check your settings before you print!

    As you may have noticed, we recently consolidated the delivery menu on Lexis Advance®. The option that appears in the toolbar is the last delivery method you used. To access other methods of delivery, click on the pull-down arrow to reveal your options...

    Lexis® for Microsoft Office® enhances Table of Authorities with addition of passim option

    When creating a Table of Authorities, a judge or your firm may prefer a simplified style for listing the page numbers associated with each citation. One such style is the use of “passim” to show multiple instances of the same citation throughout...

    Lexis Advance®: Use Folders to Deliver Selected Documents

    As you are doing research and looking at documents in full text, you might have wished for an option to mark the document for delivery before you move onto the next document in your results. Here’s a helpful tip. You can put any document you are...

    Easily Transition to Lexis Advance®

    Is your firm transitioning to Lexis Advance® from WestlawNext®? We’ve made it easier for you: Go to the new Advanced Search form via the link above the big red search box and then click on the FAQ on the right-hand side. There’s...

    Advanced Search on Lexis Advance®

    Have you ever needed a swift and easy way of building your search on Lexis Advance® or wondered which segments are available per content category? With our new Advanced Search, you can build your search with key terms using segments and build your...

    Lexis® for Microsoft Office® enhanced with EagleEye Proofreading Tools

    One of the last steps before finalizing a brief, contract or any legal document is proofreading. We all know how tedious, numbing and ineffective manual proofing is from our own personal and professional experience. LexisNexis has teamed up with Microsystems...