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See how to take your lexis.com® online legal research skills to the next level by attending this 20-minute Webinar covering advanced tips and tricks to help you find the most relevant legal, news and analytical content quickly and easily-even if you're unfamiliar with an area of law. Learn how...

Area of Law Research

A wealth of powerful resources to help you perform typical research tasks and stay on top of practice-area news.

Increase Confidence in Your Research with these Simple Tips

You want your research to be complete, accurate and timely. These tips will help you deliver current and comprehensive information.

Learn to Use the Lexis Web

Lexis Web provides powerful navigation tools to help you search for legal resources on the Web and at lexis.com ® -and experience a more productive legal research session with access to Lexis Web.

Search by Topic

LexisNexis® Search by Topic or Headnote compiles a thorough overview on your legal topic, pinpoints relevant case annotations, and builds a case digest, including the latest federal and state decisions.

Public Records: Your Advantage

Use LexisNexis Public Records to connect people, businesses, locations and other entities. You’ll find the important facts, details and associations that might otherwise remain hidden. With Lexis.com you get: More Public Records: Over 18.8 billion public records More Public...

Get the Research Advantage with LexisNexis Research Solutions

The LexisNexis services at lexis.com offer legal professionals an unparalleled combination of comprehensive legal research and public records sources and cutting-edge features that maximize the power, efficiency and accuracy of the legal research process. Follow this link for more details.

Related Content Makes Your Research Simpler

Related Content is a new feature at lexis.com® that surfaces relevant related content for case-law searches with convenient links to additional information and insight about the case. Related Content eliminates the need to conduct additional searches without changing the way a researcher searches...

Lexis Advance for Associates Coming Soon!

The solution is the latest in a series of online legal research innovations from LexisNexis that help legal professionals drive better outcomes for their business and their clients "Lexis Advance for Associates is the continuation of our strategy to provide professionals with tools that are specifically...

Legal Research Process Webcasts

Brush up on your legal research techniques with these step-by-step tutorials. Increase your proficiency and simplify the research process. Legal Research Process Webcasts NEW! Top 5 Shepard's Questions Law Students Ask NEW! Making Legal Research Easier with Lexis® for...

Conducting Efficient Legal Research for Clients Tutorial

Brush up on your research skills so you can efficiently and effectively perform legal research for clients. To view this tutorial, you will need to use adobe flash player. If you have not downloaded flash player previously here is a link to the free download. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Shepardizing Your Research

Be sure your research is "good law" with Shepard's. This short (7 minute) video explains how to Shepardize and what the signals mean. Solidify your research with Shepard's. Follow this link to view: http://www.youtube.com/user/LexisNexisLawSchools?feature=mhsn#p/u/1/i9x9o2kiZa0

Starting Your Research with LexisNexis

Search by topic to quickly find relevant secondary sources. Follow this link to view this short (4 minute) video and improve your research efficiency. http://www.youtube.com/user/LexisNexisLawSchools?feature=mhsn#p/u/3/opmkqkdCq9s

Professional Contacts: It's ALL about Who You Know (and Where to Find Them) NEW Professional Contacts Source on Lexis.com

Want to find personal and professional information on key business contacts? Then check out our new Professional Contacts source on lexis.com. Professional Contacts is an aggregate of the most complete, current and accurate contacts gathered from a variety of sources and compiled by Dun and Bradstreet...

Lexis Advance Overview

Introducing the legal research tool you've been searching for, Lexis Advance! Lexis Advance TM has been designed specifically for you, with you, to help transform the way you conduct online legal research. You asked for an efficient and intuitive way to search, now you can get the right results...

LexisNexis eBooks: Download a Free Sample

Access the legal content you trust most whenever you need it, without being tethered to your office or the Internet with LexisNexis® eBooks. LexisNexis eBooks give you yet another option to research legal issues your way. Our collection of eBook titles provides anytime, anywhere access to hundreds...

Fall Associates: Research Tools to Improve Your Efficiency

Feeling overwhelmed? Wishing there were more than 24 hours in a day? As a new associate, your firm expects you to hit the ground running. There is little time for training or guidance, you must prepare documents quickly and research case background accurately and effectively from the start. LexisNexis...

Keeping Current on Ever Changing Legislation

Keeping up to date on constantly changing and evolving state legislation can be tricky! Fortunately, there are a variety of resources and tools at lexis.com® to make the process less complicated . Statutory Research The starting point for updating most legislation is to pull up the statutory...

You Can Now Shepardize Unpublished Westlaw Citations on Lexis Advance!

LexisNexis is further enhancing the functionality associated with Westlaw parallel citations for unpublished cases in our case law collection. As of September 20, 2012 you will be able to enter Westlaw unpublished citations (WL citations) and Shepardize TM those cases on Lexis Advance. As of this date...

Lexis Advance: Advantages Explained by Users

We can tell you all about Lexis Advance, but the best information comes from attorneys and law librarians who are using it. This is just a sampling of additional testimonials we have received: "It is the closest thing to a legal google that I have experienced. It is rather intuitive in...

Lexis Advance Research: Legal Issue Trail

Have you ever found a key passage in a case discussing your research issue and wished you could just jump quickly to a list of other case opinions citing that passage? If so, you should be using Legal Issue Trail , a newly patented technology found exclusively on Lexis Advance. Put simply, the Legal...

Topic Summaries on Lexis Advance

Topic Summaries on Lexis Advance provide valuable information about the legal topics addressed in the documents you view, helping you get up to speed in a hurry ! Here's what you need to know: 1) Topic Summary Reports are FREE to access! They can be found in the cases and secondary source...

Digital Libraries With Amazing New Capabilities – available now through LexisNexis!

LexisNexis has joined forces with OverDrive®, the library solutions provider, whose large, diverse catalog of eBook titles will complement the LexisNexis collection of electronic legal titles. As a LexisNexis Digital Library customer, you will also have access to and be able to purchase more than...

If you sometimes use Boolean search queries for your research, check out these tips for effectively using terms and connectors on Lexis Advance

You probably know that you can use either Boolean or Natural Language search queries on Lexis Advance. Simply type your query into the red search box and Lexis Advance will execute a Boolean search if the query includes a recognized connector and a Natural Language search if the query does not include...