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Using LexisNexis Academic. To Find Law Review Articles. What Is LexisNexis Academic?. A commercial service UW Libraries subscribe Legal, business & medical sources Law-related material Law review articles (mid-1980s to date) Legal news Laws, regulations & court opinions.

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Using lexisnexis academic

UsingLexisNexis Academic

To Find

Law Review Articles


What is lexisnexis academic
What Is LexisNexis Academic?

  • A commercial service

  • UW Libraries subscribe

  • Legal, business & medical sources

  • Law-related material

    • Law review articles (mid-1980s to date)

    • Legal news

    • Laws, regulations & court opinions


Restricted access
Restricted Access

  • Only currently enrolled University of Washington students

  • University of Washington employed faculty & staff


Accessing lexisnexis academic
Accessing LexisNexis Academic

  • Research Databases > K-L >

    OR

  • Resources by Subject > Law >


Computing from home
Computing from Home?

  • Off-Campus Access

    • Sign in with UW NetID

    • 8 hours of access to subscription databases


Affirm authorization
Affirm Authorization

  • Read the License Restrictions

  • Click on Yes, I am an Authorized User


Getting to law reviews database
Getting to Law Reviews Database

Quick Info > Legal Research


Then

Legal Research > Law Reviews

Law reviews are periodicals published by law schools, bar associations & commercial publishers. Articles are written by law professors, judges, attorneys & law students.


Searching basic
Searching - Basic

  • Type words & phrases on your subject into the Keyword search box

  • Add other terms to narrow the search

  • Adjust date to relevant time period

  • Click Search button


Search tips
Search Tips

  • Below search boxes

  • Synonyms: use OR (italy or italian)

  • Two words: use AND (women and rights)

  • Stemming: use !constitutio!


Too many results
Too Many Results?

  • Use more specific keywords

  • Add more words or phrases

  • Choose a shorter date range


No articles found
No Articles Found?

  • Check for spelling errors

  • Use less specific, more general terms

  • Increase date range


Searching guided search
Searching - Guided Search

  • Specify field in which search terms appear

    • Full text = complete text of the article (default)

    • Title = title of the article

    • At least 3 = search terms must appear at least 3 times in the article


Search results
Search Results

  • Arranged in alphabetical order by journal title

  • Click on Sort by Relevance

  • Rearranged with articles using search terms most often at top


Reviewing search results
Reviewing Search Results

  • Number of articles retrieved


Reviewing search results1
Reviewing Search Results

  • Number of articles retrieved

  • Link to the full text of the article


Reviewing search results2
Reviewing Search Results

  • Number of articles retrieved

  • Link to the full text of the article

  • Abbreviated citation


Reviewing search results3
Reviewing Search Results

  • Number of articles retrieved

  • Link to the full text of the article

  • Abbreviated citation

  • Title of the article


Reviewing search results4
Reviewing Search Results

  • Number of articles retrieved

  • Link to the full text of the article

  • Abbreviated citation

  • Title of the article

  • Author of the article


View search terms in context
View Search Terms in Context

  • Click on Expanded List tab


Retrieve complete text
Retrieve Complete Text

  • Click on Full tab

    OR

  • Click on hyperlink


Print or download
Print or Download

  • Click on Print button in right corner

  • Click on Display Document button

    • Print on attached printer (in the Law Library)

    • Download to disk or flash/thumb drive


Email
Email

  • Click on Email button in right corner

  • Type email address


Questions
Questions?

  • UW Libraries

    • Email

      • UW Libraries

      • Gallagher Law Library

    • Phone

      • Odergaard 543-2060

      • Suzzallo 543-0242

      • Gallagher 543-6794

    • Chat


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