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1 Jacqueline A. Gill, Associate Professor Slides will change automatically or you may click the screen to move forwards. To move backwards, use the direction arrows on your keyboard.

2 LEXIS-NEXIS LexisNexis Academic is a full text database covering hundreds of North American and international newspapers, magazines, and other information resources, focusing primarily on news, legal, and business information. The legal information includes U.S. federal, state and international law codes and regulations, as well as regulatory information, case law, patent information, and career information. The database is text only -- no images are available.

3 LEXIS-NEXIS Contents News Business Legal People

4 LEXIS-NEXIS From the City College Library homepage click “Quick links to selected resources.”

5 LEXIS-NEXIS Scroll down the page and click the Lexis- Nexis link.

6 SEARCHING FROM HOME First Time Users: First time users must have their ID validated at the Circulation Desk. Type in your 14-digit CCNY ID barcode Hit Submit Fill in required fields Then sign in as a “Return User” Return Users: Sign in with and password you created Hit Submit

7 LEXIS-NEXIS From the menu page you have the choice of going into the following databases: News Legal Business People

8 LEXIS-NEXIS Click “Easy Search” form if you just need a quick answer to a simple query. Click “Power Search” form when you need broad flexibility not available on other search.forms.

9 LEXIS-NEXIS – News To view Newspapers and magazines, including major publications from the U.S. and around the world and local publications from all 50 states click “News”.

10 LEXIS-NEXIS – News Searching “News” Take the following steps to find a NEWSPAPER article from “WITHIN THE LAST YEAR” that discusses “WORLD TRADE CENTER AIR QUALITY”. Click the radio button in front of "Terms and Connectors". The screen changes to one below. Enter WORLD TRADE CENTER in the first "Enter Search Terms" field. Select "Anywhere in the document" from the adjacent drop-down list.

11 LEXIS-NEXIS – News Searching “News” continued Enter AIR QUALITY in the "Enter Search Terms" field. Select "Anywhere in the document" from the adjacent drop-down list. Select “NEWS" from the drop-down list in the "Select Sources" field. Select the date in the pull- down menu next to “Specify Date”. Click the Search button.

12 LEXIS-NEXIS – News Searching “News” continued Results The number of results are provided. On the left is a list of results divided into categories. Click the title of the article to view the full- text of the article.

13 LEXIS-NEXIS Searching “News” continued Viewing, Printing, Exporting You can view the full- text online If you want to print, , save, or export the article to a bibliographic reference database, check the box next to the title. Click one of the icons on top right to print, save, , or export to a bibliographic reference database.

14 Enter your address here. You may also enter additional information about the article you are sending to your e- mail account. Click Send. LEXIS-NEXIS – News

15 LEXIS-NEXIS - Business COMPANY INFORMATION Question: Where can I find financial information for major corporations? Answer: Go to Business and click “Compare Companies” located on the right.

16 LEXIS-NEXIS - Business COMPANY INFORMATION Enter five or less business names or Ticker symbols.

17 LEXIS-NEXIS - Business COMPANY INFORMATION Results lists company financial comparisons.

18 LEXIS-NEXIS - Business COMPANY INFORMATION Question: Where can I find contact information for an individual business? I need to know their parent company or subsidiary. Answer: Select Business and click Dossier Compare Companies..

19 LEXIS-NEXIS - Business COMPANY INFORMATION Type the company name, parent company or subsidiary. Select “Company type”. Click search.

20 LEXIS-NEXIS - Business COMPANY FINANCIAL INFORMATION Select the correct link. Retrieved are reports showing information for the CEOs at Verizon.

21 LEXIS-NEXIS –Legal Legal section Federal & State Cases Citations Federal & State Codes Tax Law Canadian Court Cases Canadian Legislation European Union Commonwealth & Foreign Nations Patents

22 LEXIS-NEXIS –Legal Legal Information Select “Terms and Connectors”. Type the research term. Click Search.

23 LEXIS-NEXIS –People Find information on elected officials. Select “People”. Click the radio button in front of "Terms and Connectors." Enter office ( senator and New York) in the Additional Terms field. Select "Member Biographical Profiles - Current Congress" from the Select Sources drop-down list.

24 LEXIS-NEXIS –People Results New York elected officials

25 LEXIS-NEXIS Questions? Visit the Reference Desk on the 2 nd floor and speak to any librarian. Jacqueline A. Gill, Associate Professor


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