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Introducing Nexis Uni

Lexis Nexis Academic database updated to a new platform, Nexis Uni.

Use this guide to become familiar with this resource. 

Nexis Uni FAQ

What is Nexis Uni?  Lexis Nexis Academic database was recently redesigned and renamed Nexis Uni.

What does Nexis Uni search? This database contains news, legal cases, law reviews, company information and many other business, law and news publications ~ from over 15,000 fulltext sources. Content includes sources such as the New York Times, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, company profiles, and SEC filings.

Is Nexis Uni available from off campus? Yes, Calvin T. Ryan Library resources accessed from off campus will first prompt the user for their UNK EASI username and password before providing full access.

How do I search Nexis Uni?  Tips on searching for news, business/company information and law resources are provided in the boxes below.  Users may search across ALL Nexis Uni resources at once, or search in specific modules (news, cases, law reviews, company info or a specific publication).

What are the new features of Nexis Uni?  

  • Annotate, highlight and save portions of documents: simply select the text you wish to annotate/save/highlight, and the changes will appear on the right hand side under the "Notes" tab. 
  • Save documents to folders and share the folders via email, download or Dropbox.

Read more about specific types of searches in the boxes to the right.


Access Nexis Uni on campus

General Searching

Nexis Uni offers broad searching across all content types (news, legal and company profiles) by using the top search entry.



The Advanced Search allows searching in specific fields, like headline, title, publication, date, and  company name. Searching by document segment can be helpful in finding specific results. TIP: There are Advanced Search forms for numerous content categories, including news, company and financial, directories and legal content.  

Video: Beginning Search: boolean connectors & filtering

Video: Advanced Search Options

Searching News Sources

To search news sources (including major newspapers, news blogs, and broadcast transcripts) select NEWS and search by fulltext keyword. Date limiting also available.

Searching Legal Sources

To search legal cases (federal and state) and law reviews (articles in scholarly law journals), select the appropriate boxes and specific filters will appear to help narrow the search.  





Searching for Company Information

To search for company information (including SEC filings, company profiles, and analyst reports), select Company Info box and specific filter selections will help narrow the search.

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