LexisNexis announces upgrade to Lexis®Library

LexisNexis logoSubject to a successful release, a number of ‘cosmetic’ changes to Lexis®Library take effect on
Saturday 5th December.

LexisNexis have reported the following improvements to Lexis®Library:

  • A more intuitive search experience.The Explore search box moves to the heart of the homepage and includes content filters.
  • A tidier, bigger, better display of results. Single results list opens up the page, with filtering in one place and the option to deliver multiple documents.
  • The option to search across ALL subscribed UK legal content. In one place for the first time, including both Lexis®Library and LexisPSL content included in the search results.
  • Glossary searches move to the home page. Get quick access to over 3,300 legal terms.”

Please see the new Academic User Guide for updated product guidance.

Staff at the Help Desk in the Taylor Library are happy to help with any questions regarding the changes to Lexis®Library.

Elaine Shallcross
Information Consultant, Law & Business

MAINTENANCE: LexisLibrary and LexisPSL unavailable on Saturday 16 March

There will be  intermittent or no access to LexisLibrary, LexisPSL and Nexis due to essential maintenance work between the hours of 05.00 and 17.00 hours GMT on SATURDAY 16 MARCH.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Elaine Shallcross
e.shallcross@abdn.ac.uk

Lexis®Library: link now available to Lexis®PSL practice areas

A link to Lexis®PSL has been added in the Practice Areas tab on Lexis®Library giving you access to 25 different practice areas.

The following is information about the Lexis®PSL service extracted from their help page:

“Lexis®PSL is a quick and easy reference service providing guidance on both what the law is and how to apply it in practice. It is written by teams of experienced lawyers, and delivered in the form of practice area modules. Each practice area is organised by topic, with each topic containing practice notes, checklists, precedents, forms, and selected cases, legislation and regulatory rules. It is monitored and updated on a daily basis.”

Elaine Shallcross
e.shallcross@abdn.ac.uk

LexisPSL re-launched

A new interface for LexisPSL is now available. You now have access to the following Practice Areas:
Company Commercial, Competition, Construction, Corporate, Corporate Crime, Crime, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Environment Family, In-House Advisor, Immigration, Local Government, Pensions, Personal Injury, Practice Compliance, Private Client, Property, Restructuring & Insolvency, Wills and Probate.

Videos and guides on the new interface are available at http://lexislegalintelligence.co.uk/pslupgrade/.

Elaine Shallcross
(e.shallcross@abdn.ac.uk)