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JOUR201 - News Writing and Reporting I

Library and LexisNexis Academic overview for students in JOUR201.

Using LexisNexis Academic

Full-text news reporting from 1980-present from major national and international sources. To use the system off-campus, log in using your campus userid/password when prompted.

WebNews in LexisNexis

Web News provides access to over 300 local and regional newspapers, blogs and other web sources not formally included in our LexisNexis Academic subscription. These include The Times-Picayune, the Seattle TimesThe Chicago Sun-Times and the Orlando Sentinel.

Click on the Web News tab in any search results screen to access content from these titles. 

Web News Results Tab Screenshot

Even if a search in LexisNexis results in zero results, Web News results will still populate. Click on the Check for Web News results link on the No Documents results screen to execute a Web News search:

Check for Web News Screenshot

complete list of titles included with the LexisNexis Web News feature is available online. An online user guide is also available.