LexisNexis® Academic

A web-based research service tailored for the academic market, delivering fast access to thousands of credible sources.

Students and researchers can save valuable time by using one of the best research tools on the market. Academic, a web-based service, provides quick access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options.

With this service, students and faculty can:

  • Easy and intuitive access to critical information
  • Most comprehensive access of News, Business and Legal sources
  • Full text access of more than 15,000 international newspapers, with archives dating back to 1977
  • Prestigious law journals and reviews
  • Shepard’s Citations® service to ensure you are using good law and effective arguments
  • Smart taxonomies and flexible display, with many bibliographic features

Extensive Content
Take advantage of the broad, unmatched collection of online sources and research tools for which LexisNexis is recognized.

News
Access the full-text of hundreds of national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, from English and non-English language sources.  Magazines, journals, and newsletters are available on Academic.

Business
Search business and financial news, international company financial information from government or private sources, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Sources include: Accountancy Age, Standard & Poor's Corporate Descriptions, Hoover's Company Reports, and stock reports.

Legal
Access primary source material, such as case law, statutes and regulations with Academic. Tap into unparalleled secondary source materials such as legal news or law reviews for background or analysis of a legal topic.

Efficient research
Save valuable time and effort by using one of the best research tools on the market. Use Academic to gather information.

Timely research
Quickly locate the full-text of thousands of sources, including many same-day publications.

Detailed research
Access the extensive content of sources that students, faculty, and researchers need to get the job done.

Do I need a subscription for using Academic?
Yes, you need a subscription to access our database.  Please contact an account manager or the service desk about the options.

What are the costs of a subscription?
The costs of a subscription are based on the combination of several factors: access to multiple sources, number of employees, etc.  If you have questions about the monthly subscription, please contact your account manager.

Which sources are available in the database?
There are more than 35.000 sources in our database.

How far back do the archives go?
The dates of coverage differ by source. You can use the Source Locator for more background on the sources.

FAQs FOR STUDENTS
How do I get access to Academic?
LexisNexis has no login details for student researchers.  Students have access through their university or college, based on IP recognition. The IP addresses of educational institutions are registered with us.

If you see a login screen of Academic at home, the computer is not connected to the network of the university.  We recommend that you contact your school’s library about login problems.

How many articles may I download?
You can download up to 10 articles.

Learn how to use Academic
Improve your search skills. Learn more about features in Academic. Whether you are a new or an existing customer, you can benefit from training for LexisNexis products and solutions, to make sure you get the best results, in the least time.

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Schedule a training session at your school. Please contact help.my@lexisnexis.com for more information.

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Attend a personal or small group training session through the internet. Please contact help.my@lexisnexis.com for more information.

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