The LexisNexis Academic service is a smaller set of the LexisNexis Research Service used by attorneys. The Academic service contains federal and state statutes, court opinions, and law review articles. LexisNexis Academic is available through GALILEO (Databases A-Z > "L" > LexisNexis Academic). Obtain the password for off campus access.
Academic Knowledge Center - help resources
Generally try to use field searches unless your search terminology is very specific. Narrowing by date is an effective way to limit a large search result.
Our contract with LexisNexis prohibits us from issuing individual LexisNexis accounts to non-law students. Review the policy.
I. Start broadly - should be able to get a statute and cases
II. Begin refining
III. Talk to a reference librarian, really, that's why we're here.
IV. Important Research Concepts
V. Legal Search Engines
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