Library Database of the Week: Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic)

Have you been wondering what had happened to Lexis-Nexis Academic? Did you think that Lexis-Nexis Academic had gone away? Well, earlier this year, Lexis-Nexis Academic changed its name to Nexis Uni. Nexis Uni still features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources but in a brand new, updated interface. As in the past version, you may search each collection separately or the database in its entirety. As in the past version, everything is full-text.

  • News: This collection includes print and online journals (including publications from various industries), television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs, and has local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives.
  • Legal: Court decisions from State and Federal courts, with U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Highlights landmark and recent Supreme Court decisions.
  • Law Reviews: Find and read law reviews and journals.
  • Company Info: Gather background information, stock information, patents, the industry, and more on public and private companies.

To find Nexis Uni, or one of the other 380+ databases available from the library, go to If you have any questions on using this database, or how to find more like it, don't hesitate to ask a librarian or contact the Research & Reference Desk