Lexis Advance

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Database Outline

Lexis Advance provides access to U.S. federal and state law sources as well as sources of international law and the laws of a growing number of other jurisdictions. Sources vary by jurisdiction, but may include constitutions, legislation, legislative history, statutory codes, regulations, regulatory materials, cases, case digests, citators, public records, law reviews, treatises, and general and legal news. →Outline of the database (in Japanese)

  • Major world newspaper, magazine articles
  • Overview and financial information on major world companies
  • Industry/ Market information
  • Information about people
  • Science / Technology
  • U.S. Public Records
  • U.S. Legal cases
  • U.S. Constitution / Statutes / Regulations
  • U.S. Congressional bills / Congress
  • U.S. government documents
  • Law information other than U.S
  • Law Review / Journal full-text articles
  • Law secondary material
  • Intellectual property rights

 

Connecting from on-campus

Connecting from on-campus, anyone can use this service.

Notes about Use

  • Cookies must be enabled in order to use this service. Be sure to turn “Cookies” ON.
  • There are no limits on the number of simultaneous users.
  • The university’s contract is for the Lexis Advance service. LexisNexis JP is a separate service, and is not available.
  • Remote access is not permitted. For details on how to use from off-campus, please confirm "Connecting from off-campus/Use the personal preferences".

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Connecting from off-campus/Use the personal preferences

To use this service from outside the university or to use the personal preferences, it is necessary to obtain ID and password.

Application

Print out the application below, fill in the information and submit it to the reference desk at any library.
Only University of Tsukuba members (enrolled students, full-time faculty and staff) may apply.
*Access is not available for emeritus professors, non-full-time lecturers, credited auditors and non-degree research students.

If you apply while enrolled as an undergraduate student, the ID and password will remain valid even after you advance to a graduate program, for example, as long as you are a university member (there is no need to reapply).

  • Database use application formLexis Advance.pdf(PDF:79KB)
    • It takes about one or two weeks to issue the ID. Please allow for this when submitting an application.
    • When the ID is issued, Lexis Advance (LAWelcomeKit@lexisnexis.com) will send an email. Please add the email address to your safe sender list in your security software.
    • Please enter the user ID and email address clearly and legibly on the application. If the writing cannot be easily read, it may not be possible to process the application.

Notes about Use

  • Cookies must be enabled in order to use this service. Be sure to turn “Cookies” ON.
  • When you have completed your search, please sign out. (You can select from "More" in the upper right of the screen by pulldown.)
  • There are no limits on the number of simultaneous users.
  • The university’s contract is for the Lexis Advance service. LexisNexis JP is a separate service, and is not available.
  • On the LexisNexis site, there is a Custom ID function that allows you to freely set your ID and password, but this Custom ID is not connected in any way to the library. (if you forget your Custom ID or password, there is nothing that the library can do to assist.)

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Connecting from off-campus/Use the personal preferences

*Forgotten Password
If you forget a password that you have set yourself, click “Forgot your Password?” on the login screen at Lexis Advance, enter the answer to the security question that you set, and reset the password.
If you don’t know the answer to the security question, contact the reference desk. It will take about 1 week to reissue the password.

 

Manual

Quick Reference Guide(PDF)