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Company Profiles: LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications. Company Dossier module may be used to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures or identify and compare companies matching specific criteria. This product also provides access to the renowned Shepard's Citations® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.



The company dossier on LexisNexis provides comprehensive information on more than 80 million public, private and international companies including industries and executive data. Access includes over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources.

To access LexisNexis Company Dossier search (Ex: Microsoft)

Step 1: Go to IIMB Library website or Venus site  select databases tab, click on A to Z select LexisNexis Academic

Step 2: Click on “Search by Subject or Topic” >> Select “Dossier (Company, Executive, & Industry)” under Company

Step 3: Enter the company name (Ex: Microsoft) or ticker (MFST) in the appropriate box >> Click on "Go"

Step 4: Select the variable appeared left side of the screen (i.e., Current news, Company Hierarchy, Brands, Competitors etc...) >> Click on it and get the company data >> Download