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Finding quality news articles with Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni – Getting to the News


Nexis Uni is the largest news database – but it also contains huge quantities of legal and business information (data, laws, court cases).

              

To get to Nexis Uni  …
 

  • Go to the UNI Rod Library website.
     

  • Click on Databases A-Z
     

  • Click on Nexis Uni

       

      

Limiting by publication or broadcast date:

It is possible to focus your Nexis Uni news searches to a specific date or range of dates.

First conduct a search (Nexis Uni is set to search for news by default).

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Once you get your search results – you can limit your search to a particular time period by choosing the Timeline option on the left-hand side of the page.

 

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Limiting by publication type:

It is possible to focus your Nexis Uni news searches to a specific type of publication such as newspapers or radio/television transcripts (News Transcripts)

First conduct a search (Nexis Uni is set to search for news by default).

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Once you get your search results – you can limit your search to a particular type of publication by choosing the Publication Type option on the left-hand side of the page.

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Limiting by source before you search

It is possible to focus your Nexis Uni news searches by searching within a specific publication or source such as the newspaper New York Times or the transcripts from the radio news program NPR All Things Considered.

To limit to a specific source before you search:

  1. Click on the box labeled “A Publication
      

  2. Type in the name of a high-quality source in the “Find publication” box and then choose from the options presented.
      

  3. Type in your topic in the “Search for something specific?” box.  You can use LexisNexis commands like atleast5(your topic) and length>1000
       

  4. Click on the blue Search box.

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Limiting by source after you search

It is also possible to focus your Nexis Uni news searches by choosing specific publications or sources after you get your search results.

 

First conduct a search (Nexis Uni is set to search for news by default).

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Once you get your search results – you can limit your search to a particular type of publication by choosing the Publication Type option on the left-hand side of the page.

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Nexis Uni (LexisNexis) - News from 1980 - Today

Link to Nexis Uni.  Nexis Uni is a very large database that provides access to news, legal materials, and business publications back to 1980.

Nexis Uni - atleast and ! commands

Nexis Uni - length> command

Nexis Uni - Limit by Date, Type, and Source

 

 

 

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Nexis Uni - Putting it all together.


LexisNexis - Putting it all together