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Friday, October 17, 2008

Lexis Launches Web Search for Legal Information on the Internet

LexisNexis has launched (in beta) a free web search
tool that retrieves targeted legal information on the
Internet from sources vetted by LexisNexis editorial staff.
According to the User Reference Guide, "all content has
met LexisNexis' criteria for being authoritative and

The search engine operates much the same as Google.
In addition to the web search results, Lexis Web includes
a selection of "LexisNexis Recommended Sources"
available to LexisNexis subscribers.

While the product is in beta, Web Search is separate
from from the LexisNexis research system.