Lexis-Nexis Academic

Review by CCL-EAR Committee In the Fall of 2015, members of the CCL-EAR Committee were asked to write a preview of Lexis-Nexis Academic.  The team did a review of this database, which is an aggregator of newspaper, magazine, and journal content. Download the full-text of our review evaluation for more detail. 

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Never thought I would say this but there is a legal database that is even worse than Westlaw and that database is Lexis-Nexis Academic. Retrieving news content is not too bad, but trying to conduct legal research is next to impossible. Look what our colleagues at the CSU system have to say:

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