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New Features of Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)

NEXIS UNI (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
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The LexisNexis Academic database is changing to Nexis Uni. Nexis Uni, designed with input from university students, addresses three key components requested by millennial students: personalization, collaboration and quick discovery.

With more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources, Nexis Uni helps students find credible sources including:

  • Print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs
  • Local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives
  • Extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790
  • Business information for over 80 million U.S. & international companies and over 75 million executives.

Nexis Uni offers distinctive ways for students to find the information they need:

  • Responsive design across devices with unlimited search results
  • Search across all content at once or a subset of targeted titles
  • Results filtering identifies highly-relevant results based on location, publication type, subject, industry, geography or timeline.
  • Predictive search function suggests likely sources or keywords
  • Task-based search tabs allow students to quickly conduct research
  • Curated discipline pages present related content to the topic, top publications and specialized search forms

Students can create an individual profile with a user ID and passwords to:

  • Customize their home page to feature one of the discipline pages
  • Save searches to re-run in the future
  • Create Alerts on topics of interest
  • Bookmark documents for later viewing
  • Identify previously-viewed documents at a glance to save time.

Collaboration tools make it easier for students to work together more efficiently -- and remain individually accountable:

  • Students can create and share folders for team research projects or study groups
  • Document and search-string sharing in a collaborative workspace reduces source overlap on group projects
  • Faculty members  can set up “required reading” folders to share with class members
  • Students can highlight portions of a document, add notes and save the annotated document in a folder to share with other students.

In addition to these new features, all of the critical functionality of LexisNexis Academic will be available in Nexis Uni, but may have a slightly different presentation due to improvements. Best of all, Nexis Uni allows users to search ALL LexisNexis content in a single search and has an unlimited result set.