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Newspapers and other online news sources from the 17th – 21st centuries: Nexis UK user guide

A guide to historical and current newspapers and news sources, covering the 17th to 21st centuries. Includes searching tips, outline common problems and lists key resources available to Oxford scholars.

Searching Nexis UK

Basic Search

1. The SOLO link defaults to this.
2. You can search across multiple content types with a simple search query. 
3. It's a good search to use when you don't know where to start.

Power Search

1. Click on Power Search for advanced search options.
2. Here you can include more precise commands, keywords, date ranges and connectors.

Searching within a specific publication

1. Click on Sources. This will load available publications in alphabetical order.
2. Click on the title of the publication you want.
3. Now you can Search within results for that publication.

Searching within a specific location

1. Click on Sources then click on Publication location.
2. Select the location you want from the list.
3. Now you can click on Add all these as search filters to narrow your search.
4. Add your keywords to the search box at the top of the screen.