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==Specialized Forms for Content-Specific Searching==
 
==Specialized Forms for Content-Specific Searching==
[[Image: AllNews1.jpg|right|thumb|The All News form]]
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[[Image: SBCT.jpg|right|frame|The Search By Content Type Menu]]
Although any source can be searched on the Power Search form, other specialized search forms on LexisNexis Academic may serve you better.
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Although any source can be searched using the Advanced Options on the main page, other specialized search forms on LexisNexis Academic may serve you better. To navigate to another search form, click on the Search By Content Type Menu.
  
*You will always find specialized group files of sources on these forms. Legal search forms make it possible to search by specific jurisdiction. News search forms make it possible to search specific content types like all transcripts, all U.S. newspapers, etc. Business search forms will allow you to select the most popular business sources to search through.
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*Each Advanced Options section on these search forms has been customized to fit the content type. You will always find specialized group files of sources on these forms. Legal search forms make it possible to search by specific jurisdiction. News search forms make it possible to search specific content types like all transcripts, all U.S. newspapers, etc. Business search forms will allow you to select the most popular business sources to search through.
  
*You will usually find content-specific search options on these forms. For example, on the All News form, you will see that you can select an option that will only search editorials and opinions. The specialized search forms highlight options that you may not know exist on the PowerSearch form.
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*You will usually find content-specific search options on these forms. For example, on the All News form, you will see that you can select an option that will only search editorials and opinions. The specialized search forms highlight options that you may not know exist on main Advanced Options section.
 
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*These specialized forms provide a guided search. You can enter a term in the box, and then select an area to be searched from the drop-down box. The specialized search forms are more intiutive and usually point you directly to the content you want.
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==

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