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Lexis Nexis: User Guide

About Lexis Nexis

Lexis Nexis is a legal research platform which gives legal professionals and law students up-to-date information, resources and expert opinion. Practice areas include: company, commercial, personal injury and property law.

Key Features

  • Essential information you can't get anywhere else
  • Constantly refreshed content keeps your legal knowledge current
  • Extensive, authoritative content with over 700,000 case law documents

How to log in

In college

You will be logged into Lexis Nexis automatically on campus from a college computer. 



Use the Academic sign in link. Select UK Access Management Federation. Scroll down and select The Manchester College from the list. 

You will be asked to sign in using your organizational account, login with your student/staff email address and network password.

Quick Search

You can start a search from the home page by entering your keywords into the search bar. Click 'Filters' to narrow down what you are searching for.

For example, if you are searching for the case "Donoghue vs Stevenson" you can select Cases from the list of filters.

Advanced search: Finding cases

Advanced search: searching for legislation