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Reference Services - Helping You Find the Information You Need

Using Lexis-Nexis


The terms of our license limits the use of Lexis-Nexis to Ursinus College coursework. This service is available from any computer that is networked in the Ursinus system.

FROM THE LEXIS-NEXIS HOMEPAGE

1. Select the database you want to use.
Just below the list of databases is a brief description of each, under the heading "Search Form Descriptions."
 
2. Fill in the Search Form with the requested information.
Below the form is a description of the various options (Field Descriptions) and some search tips.
 
3. At the top of each Search Form is a link to a help section.
Click on Search.
 
4. Click on Search.
The result will usually be a list of articles or documents.
 
5. Click on the document title to read the full text.
 
6. At the top of each Search Form is a link to the list of documents covered by that Form.