Searching for Other Information Sources
If you want to search for other news sources or databases within which to do a search, such as an individual publication, just below the Sources pull-down menu click on the tiny link for:
At the new screen, toward the top make sure the Find Sources tab is selected.
Now toward the top check the entry for:
Then type into the search box the name of the source you're looking for, such as the title of a publication.
Begin the search by clicking on the Find Sources button to the right.
At the results page, you'll see a list of information sources that match your keywords.
To get more information on what's in a source, click on the tiny i next to it.
To add a source to the list of those you can search, click on the small box next to it.
Then to return to the main search page, click on the red OK - Continue button to the far right.
The source or sources you selected will now appear as the highlighted option in the Sources pull-down menu.
Other Ways to Find Sources
There are a couple of other options for finding sources of information in the Nexis database.
After selecting More sources at the main search page you can select:
- Alphabet - clicking on this option at the top will give you alphabetical lists of the titles of all the information sources in the Nexis database.
- Browse Sources - clicking on this tab at the top left will let you browse through the various information sources available on Nexis, using topical folders and sub-folders.
To then add an information source to your list of searchable sources use the same procedure described above for a keyword search.