Q. How do I find a document when I know the citation?
If you know a case's citation, you can use that citation to find the related case document in Nexis Uni®.
To do this:
Q. How do I Shepardize a document when I know its citation?
When researching and citing cases, you often want to validate that the case is valid and citable. By Shepardizing a case, you can determine whether the case is still "good law."
Retrieving a Shepard's® report by citation can be done in a variety of ways.
The most common method is to enter "shep:" in the search box, followed by your citation, then press ENTER or click the search button.
You could also enter just the citation name in the search box, then click the Shepard's Signal™ indicator next to the document name.
Q. How do I restrict my search to a specific source?
To restrict your search from the search box:
As you type, possible source names are displayed beneath the search box, next to Add Source as a Filter.
The source name is added next to Narrow By under Filters.
To restrict your search by selecting from a list of all sources:
***Need further assistance searching Nexis Uni? Select Help at the top right side of the Nexis Uni site to access their full menu of help topics. You can also schedule a research appointment with the mass communication librarian.