Creating a Link to a Document in LexisNexis by mql13846

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									Creating a Link to a
Document in LexisNexis

   Lexis Link Builder
   http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool/
The Link Building tool is on the LexisNexis Law School site. Locate
LexisNexis Law School through the Law Library web site under “Full-
Text Legal Databases.”
To access the Link Builder, click on “LexisNexis Tools” under
LexisNexis for Faculty (you do not need to log in).
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1. Enter your document citation and click on ‘Build Link’
2. Highlight and copy the link beneath the box
  (If you highlight the contents of the box, the link will not work as an
   External Link in Blackboard)
To Create an External Link in
Blackboard to a Lexis Document
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3. Select “External Link” from inside of any Blackboard Content Area
                            4. Create a Name
310 NYS2d 233 Lexis         5. Paste the URL into your
                               Blackboard course web site
                               as an External Link
Document provided through LexisNexis, a
resource licensed by the H. Douglas Barclay Law
Library. You will be prompted to enter your     Please consider
LexisNexis username and password before         adding the
retrieving the document.                        information here
                                             to provide context
                                             and access
                                             information to
                                             students.
                                                        When the student clicks on the link…

                    Document provided through LexisNexis, a resource licensed by the H. Douglas Barclay Law Library.
                    You will be prompted to enter your Lexisnexis username and password before retrieving the document.




If you click on the link, the document will appear in the Blackboard interface.
He/She will be directed to the
   LexisNexis sign-in screen to
   enter a valid username and
   password
The case will then appear in the Blackboard site with the full
functionality of LexisNexis
To Create a Text Link to a
Lexis Document

    Imbed a link into an electronic
    document (like a syllabus)
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                                      2.




1. Enter your document citation and click on ‘Build Link’
2. Highlight and copy the link beneath the box
                                        3. Enter a text label and source
                                        information into your document

Document provided through LexisNexis, a resource licensed by the H. Douglas Barclay

Law Library. You will be prompted to enter your Lexisnexis username and password before

retrieving the document .
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4. Highlight your text label
5. Click on the “Hyperlink” icon in your Standard Toolbar
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6. In the “Insert Hyperlink” box, paste in your document URL
   and click “ok”
The link has now been inserted into your document
When students click on the link, they will be directed to the LexisNexis sign-in
screen, then will access the document in the LexisNexis interface
Create a Link to
Any Source in Lexis

    NYT, 11/28/2006
    “Allure of Islam Signals a Shift
    Within Turkey”
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1. In the Link Builder, select the “Any Source” tab
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2. To Identify the Library and File Name for the NYT, scroll to the
   screen and click on Source Locator
3. Type the name of the
   resource into the
   Publication Name
   box and click on the
   submit button at the
   bottom of the screen
4. Click on the
desired title
                             5. Identify the Library
                                and File names




The Library and File
names are listed at the
top. The NYT appears in a
number of libraries/files.
Any of the combinations
will work.
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6. Enter the Library and File
7. Enter the article title
8. Click on Build Link button
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9. You can test your URL by clicking on the Test Search link, then
   reviewing the search results on the bottom of the screen

								
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