Program Goals and Outcomes

LexisNexis® legal research goals and outcomes

The LexisNexis® Legal Research Certificate Program will help students learn the skills they need to perform computer-assisted legal research using the searchable archive called LexisNexis,® the world's largest collection of public data. The ability to effectively use Lexis® is an important research skill for lawyers, legal assistants, law students, journalists, and academics.

LexisNexis® Legal Research

Certificate 1-5 mo Total cost $329
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To help students learn the skills they need to perform computer-assisted legal research using the searchable archive called LexisNexis,® the world’s largest collection of public records, unpublished opinions, forms, legal news, and business information. The ability to effectively use Lexis® is an important research skill for lawyers, legal assistants, law students, journalists, and academics.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Determine reliability of sources
  • Use lexis.com to search and retrieve primary and secondary legal sources and verify the accuracy of citations using Shepard’s Citations Service and Auto-Cite

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