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Have you ever wondered, "How do I do that on Lexis?" Take a look at this presentation that answers the most common, "How do I" questions, such as, "How do I search by Topic or ...

Have you ever wondered, "How do I do that on Lexis?" Take a look at this presentation that answers the most common, "How do I" questions, such as, "How do I search by Topic or Headnote?"

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    • “ HOW DO I…” A Guide to Completing Specific Research Tasks on Lexis.com
    • “ How Do I Retrieve a Document By Citation?”
      • Get A Document> By Citation
    • “ How Do I Search for a Case By Name?”
      • Get a Document> Get by Party Name; or
      • Segment Search> Name (Gant)
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    • “ How Do I Search for a Phrase?”
      • No quotations. Lexis default assumes a phrase:
      • (i.e. work made for hire)
      • We read that as if you wrote, “work made for hire”
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    • “ How Do I Restrict Search to a Particular Part of a Document?”
      • Segment Search:
      • i.e., LN-HEADNOTES(Probable Cause)
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    • “ How Do I Search Within a Set of Search Results?”
      • Advanced>Focus:
      • refine search term, add terms,
      • search segments or change date restrictions
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    • “ How Do I Find Spelling Errors in a Search?”
      • "Check Spelling" link on the search screen
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    • “ How Do I Find Additional Search Terms for My Search?”
      • "Suggest Terms for my Search" link on search screen
      • (Also, check out “Additional Terms and Connectors,” and “Using Wildcards” links on the search screen)
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    • “ How Do I Check a Citation for Validation or Research?”
      • Shepard’s Check A Citation
      • Shepardize a Case from the Shepard’s Signal or Shepardize link; or
      • Enter a Citation from the Shepard’s Tab to check a case for validation or research
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    • “ How Do I Browse a Hierarchical List of Legal Topics and Search by Headnote or Keynumber?”
      • Search tab>by topic or headnote>pick a topic from the outline>select jurisdiction, sources and search terms
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    • You can search by Topic or Headnote
    • “ How Do I Create Special Templates for Searching?”
      • Guided Search Forms
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    • “ How Do I Search in Other Databases When I’m Searching in one Specific Database?”
      • Use the “More Like This” Feature
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    • “ How Do I Find Statutes or the Law for All 50 States?”
      • 50 State Surveys (statutes), Multi-Jurisdictional Surveys by Topic with Analysis (summary of the law)
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    • “ How Do I Save Searches and Run Them at Intervals to Update Your Research Results?”
      • Use the Alerts feature
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    • “ How Do I Get More Help?”
      • Call your dedicated Government Consultant
      • Contact our 24-hour research assistance help line: 800.543.6862
      • View additional On-Demand Webinars at:
      • www.lexis.com/govelearn