1. Search by Content Type.
If you select “Foreign Language News,”enter your search terms in the language of the news source.
2. After you’ve made a selection, click on Advanced Options
3. Use the features you need
Date It’s easy to create a date range
Build Your Own Segment Search You can get really specific if you want to by having your terms searched in specific parts of the article. The segments depend on the content type you select. For "All News" some of the choices include:
Byline (search a name, but as the writer of the article)
Lead (so the story should be more relevant)
Wildcards in LexisNexis Academic
! more than one letter at the end of the term Example: driv! finds driver, driving
* replaces one letter Example: wom*n Lexis Nexis automatically searches singular and plural forms
Words closer together should be more relevant.
w/5 within 5 words Example: texting w/5 driving
w/p within same paragraph Example: driving w/p attention
Major World Publications
Editorials & Opinions
Different types of reviews (Book, Movie, Music, Restaurant, Theatre)
4. Click Apply and your search will be pasted into the search box.
5. Click Search to run the search
LexisNexis Academic also has some guides for typical uses in searching for News, Current Events, Legislation and Supreme Court Cases