Around the world, professionals in business, law, and government turn to LexisNexis for their critical research needs millions of times every day. They know LexisNexis sets the standard for powerful, precise, and authoritative results. LexisNexis Academic makes the same professional results available to you and your patrons. This powerful, easy-to-use, web-based service is tailored for the academic library. It is already in use at virtually all academic research libraries and a total of over 1,500 colleges and universities across Canada and the United States.

LexisNexis Academic delivers fast access to thousands of credible sources from around the world, covering news, legal, and business information and much more.

Powerful Professional Interface
With the same design and advanced features developed for the professional Lexis® and Nexis® services, LexisNexis Academic makes getting good results easy, and provides advanced tools for source selection, query formulation, navigating results, and exporting. SmartIndexing helps users find their way through news and business content. Custom navigation features in the legal materials make it easy to access citations to related cases. The Shepard’s® Citations Service analyzes legal precedents in all U.S. federal and state courts. LexisNexis® Company Dossier gives business researchers a premium reporting tool that pulls data from over 60 sources to build customized “rip and run” reports on over 53 million public and private companies.

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News, business, legal, and more! Over 6,000 individual sources make LexisNexis Academic one of the richest resources in the library. News and business coverage encompasses newspapers, periodicals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, blogs, corporate directories, and financial information. Search deep backfiles of hundreds of local, regional, and national newspapers from around the world, in English and major European languages. Research business and industry topics in major periodicals and hard-to-find specialized sources. Take confidence in complete coverage of U.S. federal and state courts, complete Shepard’s Citations Service, and access to hundreds of law reviews.

LexisNexis is dedicated to meeting the needs of academic librarians and promoting information access.

Easy Access
Campus-wide access using IP authentication, support for secure remote access methods, unlimited simultaneous users, and no search limits make LexisNexis Academic available to all your users.

LexisNexis Academic works with the systems you use to manage your electronic holdings and put the right content in front of your patrons.

  • e-Journals systems
  • Article linking
  • Federated search/metasearch
  • Citation export to RefWorks

Training and On-Demand Support for Librarians
Professional training and toll-free telephone support are available to librarians at subscribing institutions. Our academic training team conducts on-site and web-based training sessions throughout the year. Our customer support representatives are on call to provide technical support and to answer your questions about content, product features, and search strategies.

LexisNexis Academic provides a full range of credible sources for business information, including business and financial news, U.S. and international company financial information from government or private sources, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income, and number of employees.

Business news sources include Accountancy Age, Advertising Age, BuyOuts, Consumer Electronics, Design News, Electrical World, IPO Reporter, Mergers and Acquisitions Reports, and more.

Financial information sources include Standard & Poor’s® Corporate Descriptions, Hoover’s® Company Reports, Disclosure Reports, international company and stock reports, and more.

SEC filings and reports include SEC 10-Q Reports, SEC 10-K Reports, SEC 8-K Reports, SEC 20-F Reports, SEC Annual Reports to Shareholders, Proxy Statements, Prospectuses, Registration, and Williams Act Filings.

LexisNexis Academic also includes the Company Dossier service, with a wide range of data on over 35 million companies. See the full description of this remarkable service, on this page.

Company Dossier for LexisNexis Academic
Having up-to-date information on companies is critical for business majors, job seekers, and anyone performing company-based research. But getting a complete picture of a company’s structure, financial health, brands, and competitors can be a challenge.

Now, with LexisNexis® Company Dossier included in the LexisNexis Academic service, business majors can access the most accurate information available on 35 million U.S. and international companies quickly and easily, improving their research and coursework.

Company Dossier quickly delivers information in one report that would typically require more than 70 searches using traditional methods. It takes information from premier business sources including Directory of Corporate Affiliations™, EDGARPlus® Database, FBR Asian Company Profiles, Hoover’s Company Profiles, Investext® Current Reports, Pinnacor Stock Quotes and Charts, and combines this with relevant documents from the LexisNexis news and legal libraries.

Students and faculty can locate companies by name or ticker symbol, or link to an advanced search form for more options. Whether a novice researcher or a seasoned professional, they will receive targeted, reliable, easy-to-read information, presented in the format they select.

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