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What's in LexisNexis?
Newspapers, newswires, blogs, television and radio transcripts, and more.
What's NOT in LexisNexis?
For the most part LexisNexis does not contain academic journals. In addition, if you are looking for content pre-1990ish, Lexis may not be your best source. See the US and International Newspaper pages for tips on finding older content. This academic version of LexisNexis also does not contain public records.
How does LexisNexis compare to Factiva?
There is a lot of overlap between LexisNexis and Factiva content. However, Factiva tends to be stronger on international news sources.
My Favorite Search Tips
|Symbol||Use it to...||Example|
|!||Find alternate endings||Surroga! finds: "surrogate" "surrogates" "surrogated"|
|w/#||Search words in proximity to each other - can be useful for names||Hillary w/2 Clinton finds: "Hillary Rodham Clinton" "Hillary Clinton" and "Hillary R. Clinton"|
|ATLEAST#||Specify the frequency of a search term||ATLEAST4(bill gates) returns articles where the phrase "bill gates" is mentioned at least four times|
|length >#||Find articles of a certain length||Bill Gates and length >2000 will only bring back articles with the phrase "Bill Gates" that are longer than 2000 words.|