Curriculum-Based Research Guides

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Revision as of 10:30, 12 December 2013

LexisNexis Academic is an important research tool that can be used in many different areas of study. Below are guides that will help you complete common assignments for particular courses, using LexisNexis Academic.

Guide Document Example

Download the .pdf documents below for curriculum-based guides which include the following assignments:

Contents

Common Legal Assignments

Click here to download the Common Legal Assignments Guide

  • Finding Federal Statutes on a Specific Topic
  • Determine When Federal Statues Were Enacted and See Changes Since Then
  • Find the Event that Prompted Congress to Enact a Specific Statute
  • Find Arguments For and Against Passing a Specific Piece of Federal Legislation
  • Find Any Significant Convictions Under a Specific Statute
  • Find State Laws Similar to Federal Laws

Common News Assignments

Click here to download the Common News Assignments Guide

  • Use the Index to Research Topics
  • Find an Article by Headline, Byline, or Date
  • Find Critical Reviews
  • Find an Obituary
  • Find an Editorial or Opinion Piece
  • Find Foreign Language News
  • Search a Specific Source
  • Research a Public Figure
  • Filtering News Results

Common Business Assignments

Click here to download the Common Business Assignments Guide

  • Find a Company Snapshot on Company Dossier
  • Find a Company Profile
  • See a Company’s SEC Filings
  • Compare Multiple Companies
  • Make a List of Companies
  • Use the Index to Find Company News
  • Find Company SWOT Analysis
  • Search for Executive Information
  • Search for Industry Information
  • Find a Company’s Recent Court Cases

Common Political Science Assignments

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  • Find News Articles on Current Events
  • Find an Editorial or Opinion Piece
  • Find Arguments For and Against Passing a Specific Piece of Federal Legislation
  • Filter News Results
  • Research a Public Figure
  • Read Landmark Supreme Court Cases
  • Find Company Financials

Common Writing 101/Freshman Forum Assignments

Click here to download the Common Writing 101/Freshman Forum Assignments Guide

  • Finding News Articles on Current Events
  • Finding News Articles Published on Your Birth Date
  • Finding a Critical Review
  • Writing an Editorial or Opinion Piece
  • Filtering News Results
  • Find Arguments For and Against Passing a Specific Piece of Federal Legislation
  • Writing Styles Overview
  • Citing Your Work/ Creating a Bibliography Page