Electronic Resources
LexisNexis Academic Universe
LexisNexis® Academic is a service covering news, business, and legal topics. It contains more than 6,000 sources from all over the world, drawn from print, broadcast, and online media. The deep backfile allows for discover of contemporary accounts of events that took place decades ago. Includes up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.

Also provides access to the renowned Shepard's Citations® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789, recognized as the standard for legal research.

LexisNexis Academic should not be the sole resource utilized to conduct research in science or medicine, or to locate peer-reviewed journal articles other than from law reviews. Some of these types of materials are included in LexisNexis Academic, but these are not the main strengths of the service. Content includes:

    News, current events, and commentary:
    * Newspapers and new magazines, including major publications from the U.S. and around the world and local publications from all 50 states
    * TV and radio broadcast transcripts
    * Wire services
    * Blogs and web-based publications
    * Subject indexing leading to editorials, critical reviews, science, business, sports and other news categories

    Business:
    * Business news and analysis publications
    * Industry and market news for sectors ranging from petroleum extraction to education
    * Company information, including SEC filings and company profiles - under the Company Dossier interface, Industry Dossier and Executive Dossier appear as separate tabs with separate search forms; while searching, all Dossier content is integrated seamlessly together to provide company, industry, and executive information all at once.
    * Country profiles and business conditions

    Legal:
    * Law reviews and journals
    * U.S. case law, including case summaries, headnotes, and Shepard's Citations for all federal and state courts
    * U.S. statutes
    * Canadian and European case law and legal materials 

Proxy
yes 
User restrictions
 
Simultaneous users
Unlimited 
User documentation
Allows prints
 
Allows downloads
 
Online terms
Open access
no 
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