Tuesday Tips: How-To Locate a Specific Source & Search it with Precision on Lexis Advance
Posted on 08-18-2015 by Rebecca L. Cattich

How do I locate specific sources that are relevant to my practice area and or jurisdiction and retrieve the most relevant documents in your result list? The answer is easy; locate your source and search a specific segment of that source. For example, often times customers will want to locate a prospective... Read More

Tuesday Tips: The research task you do most on Lexis Advance – Copy cites and texts for your work
Posted on 08-04-2015 by Sarah Patrick

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly. Copy cites and texts for your work ... Read More

Tuesday Tips: The research task you do most on Lexis Advance – Use LexisNexis® headnotes to find documents
Posted on 07-28-2015 by Sarah Patrick

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly. Use LexisNexis® headnotes to find... Read More

Tuesday Tips: The research task you do most on Lexis Advance – Browse Statutes
Posted on 07-21-2015 by Sarah Patrick

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly. Browse Statutes Move to preceding... Read More

Tuesday Tips: The research tasks you do the most on Lexis Advance – Search a specific source
Posted on 07-14-2015 by Sarah Patrick

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly. Combine sources/search favorite sources... Read More

The research tasks you do the most on Lexis Advance – Search a specific source
Posted on 07-07-2015 by Tracie Morris

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly. Search a specific source If you... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Lexis Advance® Search Results [An overview of helpful how-to’s]
Posted on 06-23-2015 by Tracie Morris

Need help with Lexis Advance search results? You’ve come to the right place. If you are entering in a search query and aren’t receiving the results that you find to be relevant, here are a few tips to help you narrow your search – either before or after conducting your search query... Read More

Tuesday Tips: The research task you do most on Lexis Advance – Terms & Connectors
Posted on 06-16-2015 by Tracie Morris

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them quickly. Search with “terms & connectors”... Read More

Tuesday Tips: A few tips about Lexis Advance enhancements to help you search your way
Posted on 06-02-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Lexis Advance users are sometimes irritated when their search doesn’t return the results they need or when they want to search the official codes, but the Statutes & Legislation tab has a mix of bills, public laws, congressional record, legislative histories, etc. Below, I have included a few... Read More

What’s New? Practice Pages – Now Available on Lexis Advance®
Posted on 05-27-2015 by Allison Quering

What are Practice Pages? With LexisNexis Practice Pages, you can cut right to the chase because your top practice sources are now all available from one page as soon as you sign in to Lexis Advance®. These jurisdictional and practice area pages bring your specialties’ go-to sources to the... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Using Post-Search Filters and Terms and Connectors for Better Results on Lexis Advance® [2 Tips]
Posted on 05-26-2015 by Tami S Cunningham JD

One of the common objections I hear when training clients on Lexis Advance is that they cannot narrow down searches. Once I dig a little deeper with them, I typically find that these are the same users that are only using the front end filters and natural language. While these filters are certainly useful... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Why the difference in search-results between lexis.com and Lexis Advance®?
Posted on 05-19-2015 by Susan Ticker

With the advent of search engines, people are accustomed to finding their answers by stumbling along, but attorneys know firsthand this isn’t the way to conduct legal research. On a similar note, I am routinely asked a question about the difference in search results when comparing results from... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Using Pre-Search Filters [A Lexis Advance® How-To]
Posted on 05-12-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

According to our customer support team, it is oftentimes reported that users would like to be able to limit their search result-set by a specific court (eg- Northern District of Illinois, IL Court of Appeals) before they run the search rather than after. An easy answer is to use Lexis Advance® pre... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Narrowing your search results from 1 source to a few using Lexis Advance®
Posted on 05-05-2015 by Allison Quering

Do you know what to do when the search results don’t return the result-sets that you need? Remember when using Lexis Advance®, you can start broad and cast a wide net to ensure that nothing is missed. Then, you are able to narrow by our many post search filters. [ Find out what how-to better... Read More

Tuesday Tips: How-To Better Narrow a Search using Lexis Advance
Posted on 04-28-2015 by Amanda.Stotler

Oftentimes, I am asked by Lexis Advance customers about how to better narrow a search within the product. Many users aren’t aware of the post-search filters. Using post-search filters can help to make your research more efficient by allowing you to quickly and cost effectively retrieve the most... Read More

Lexis Advance Tuesday Tips: Use Permalinks in Table of Contents
Posted on 04-07-2015 by Allison Quering

Collaboration is a way of life for you. And now collaborating on research can be quicker and easier when you use Lexis Advance®. Work groups or study groups can share documents and search results on the fly. Post frequently used items to intranet pages. And think of the time you can save if you don’t... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Lexis Advance Alerts – Set it and forget it
Posted on 03-31-2015 by Sarah Patrick

Trying to keep tabs on a case and not sure how. You can follow a case on Lexis Advance by creating and assigning alerts to cases. Throughout the remainder of the post you will be taught: - What is an alert? - Types of alerts you can create - Setting different types of alerts What is an alert... Read More

Tuesday Tips: The difference between lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® alerts
Posted on 03-24-2015 by Stacy_Staarmann

Lexis Advance may look different from Lexis.com, however your favorite lexis.com research features are available in Lexis Advanced. In fact not only can you find them all where you expect them to be, but also you’ll find more functionality and options. So now, you can do more in less time (and... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Lexis Advance® enhancements increase your research, productivity & efficiency [4 Tips]
Posted on 03-17-2015 by Allison Quering

Permalinks, Research History, Folder Options and Live Chat are just a few of the new enhancements incorporated into Lexis Advance® that can help you increase your research productivity and efficiency. Tip 1: Permalinks Lexis Advance now supports permalinks to a full-text document, your search... Read More

Lexis Advance® Tuesday Tips: Document Review Done Right [Webinar]
Posted on 01-27-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

The new Lexis Advance® is here! To help answer your questions, join us for this complimentary Webinar to see what Lexis Advance offers – and, the coffee is on us! During this webinar you’ll see how others are successfully navigating even the most daunting document reviews. You will... Read More

Tuesday Tips: 20 Lexis Advance® Tips in 20 Minutes [Webinar]
Posted on 12-02-2014 by Tami Hubbard

Do you have product-related questions about Lexis Advance? Join Lexis Advance Research Consultant Susan Ticker on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m. to get your questions answered about the product during this 20-minute webinar. 20 Tips in 20 Minutes using the New Lexis Advance Date: Thursday, December... Read More

Lexis Advance® Tuesday Tips: More sources to help you build your expertise
Posted on 11-25-2014 by Sarah Patrick

Like you, we’re always looking for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently. It’s what drives us. And it’s why when you sign in today, you’ll see we’ve upped our game with even more enhancements to your Lexis Advance® service. Now you can access improved... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Lexis Advance® Improved Ease-of-Use Tools Now Available
Posted on 11-18-2014 by Stacy_Staarmann

With Lexis® Advance, you can now access improved ease-of-use tools including enhanced alert navigation, cover-page document linking and others. You can also expand your results sets with more flexible search term connectors. Plus you can now select from nearly a dozen new citation format styles.... Read More

Lexis Advance Tuesday Tip: Get to the right results—fast!
Posted on 11-04-2014 by Sarah Patrick

Need to find a specific document and in a hurry? Take a look at some ways to find the right document with fast results. 1. Focus your search up front Working with Pre-Search Filters on Lexis Advance allows you to narrow your results from the beginning. From the red search box, select the Filter... Read More

Tuesday Tips: Crafting a negative news search on Lexis Advance®
Posted on 10-28-2014 by Sarah Patrick

If you are a fan of the Negative News sources at lexis.com , and also a fan of the Lexis Advance interface, here’s how you can bring the two of them together. 1. First, copy the search below and run it on Lexis Advance in the red search box: abus! or accus! or alleg! or arraign! or arrest!... Read More