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    Lexis Advance  ** Now includes**

From Mid December will be included on the same platform as Lexis Advance.

LexisNexis AU has moved to a new platform and will now be known as Lexis Advance.  All titles previously held on LexisNexis AU are available from this new platform, including the Lexis Practical Guidance modules.

Need help searching the new platform?  log into the database, using your ECU details, and view the tutorials provided.

What can I expect from mid-December?

From mid-December, the US Research experience will be added to your account and your users will have the ability to navigate to the US Research interface from the Global Navigation bar at the top of Lexis Advance, by following three easy steps:

Step 1: Sign-In to Lexis Advance Pacific
Step 2: Go to the Global Navigation Bar
Step 3: Select from the Lexis Advance drop down menu, the US Research option




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Joondalup Community Legal Centre at ECU - contact details:

Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre - Joondalup Office
Edith Cowan University, Building 1, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA
Ph: (08) 9301 4413
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