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Lexis Nexis

Our best access to legal information is Lexis Nexis.  The tabs in this guide also link to valuable specific information resources.

Lexis Nexis




Access over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources. The outstanding news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. 

This product also provides access to the renowned Shepard's Citations® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.

 LexisNexis® Academic provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options. One of the most heavily used databases in higher education, LexisNexis® Academic is available at over 1,500 libraries serving over 8 million students and faculty. It is a standard element in many research and information literacy programs.

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