SEARCHING LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Terms and Connectors Basics
- AND, OR
- "Naval" AND "Warfare" finds articles containing both terms naval or warfare finds articles containing either term
- QUOTATION MARKS ARE NOT REQUIRED; Two or more terms can be used in proximity without quotation marks.
- Naval Warfare searches for the phrase naval warfare
- Use w/n to find terms within “n” number of words of each other in either direction.
- Law w/3 sea finds law within 3 words of sea
- Weapons w/3 destruction finds weapons within 3 words of destruction
- Use ! to truncate terms. LexisNexis Academic searches for terms with variant endings.
- Terror! finds terror; terrorist; terrorists; terrorism
- Use * for each letter you need to substitute within a word or at the end of a word.
- wom*n finds women; woman
- nav** finds navy; naval; but not navies
Finding a Specific Source
To search a specific source such as the New York Times, enter the title in the Select Source box. To find a specific source, click on the Find Sources link.
Example: Results for searching: Security and Satellite!
Checking the boxes to the left of the title tags items. You can save, email, and print tagged items.