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Nexis Uni

How to Access
Access to NexisUni is IP based. JGU members can simply open the database in their browser, Sign on to the University's Wifi and get automatically signed in.

You can also access through our Remotlog portal for Off-campus access.
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Use NexisUni
To discover titles within Nexis Uni by name, category, jurisdiction, practise areas & topics, and publisher, choose All Sources from the Menu drop-down list (top left), click the i icon after finding a source and view coverage details.
What is Nexis Uni?
Primary sources of information are one of the biggest phenomena for scholars and researchers today. Like many, newspapers have been a source of providing factual and accurate information in research studies. with the rise in citations for newspapers, it has become crucial to find all the information in one place.

Nexis Uni is a newspaper aggregator platform which provides over 10,000 news, legal and business sources available with an advanced search option through which you can search with the keywords across 17000 sources including top newspapers like The Hindu, Times of India, Economic Times, Business Line, etc. 
Content in Nexis Uni
  • Print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires and blogs.
  • Local, regional, national and international newspapers with deep archives
  • Archived paper dating back to 1970.
  • Coverage of news and current events, government, business, medical, and legal topics, as well as general reference information is included. Formats found in the database are: international and domestic newspapers, magazines and trade journals, broadcast transcripts
  • business information on over 80 million public & private international companies and 75 million executives.
  • Non-English language news sources are available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.
Why Nexis Uni
Newspapers serve as primary sources of information for In-depth historical research, they provide us with a glimpse into the society at the time and reflect the era in which they were produced. There are various newspapers to cover, of which finding a platform to find them all is important,

The use of newspapers in research has been on a rise, since the beginning of the mid-1990s to early 2000s, there has been significant growth in both online and digital forms. Scholars have significantly begun citing newspapers in every discipline out of which social science seems to be the highest users amongst the top five. Please see figure below:

Figure: Meyer, E. (n.d.). The importance of newspapers in scholarly research - proquest.

Nexis Uni becomes a multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary source of information provider which serves the purpose of a single search database.