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As we've done for many years, the Nebraska Library Commission continues to work with LYRASIS to bring discounted pricing on LexisNexis products to Nebraska libraries.

LexisNexis Products

  • LexisNexis Nexis Uni (formerly Academic Universe) - Nexis Uni provides access to full-text news, business and legal publications. Designed for the evolving needs of today's students, Nexis Uni delivers a streamlined search experience that includes personalization, discovery and collaboration features students want in their research journey. Nexis Uni is available to nearly 2,000 libraries serving over 8 million students and faculty. (Nexis Uni Support & Training)
  • LexisNexis Scholastic - LexisNexis Scholastic provides news, legal reasearch, legislation and statistics for high school students. Now includes LexisNexis Library Express.



New and renewal orders must be received on or before May 10, 2024. Renewal forms received after May 10, 2024 may result in an interruption of service.

To Place a New Order:

Contact Susan Knisely at 402-471-3849, 800-307-2665 or email Susan Knisely to request an order form.

New subscribers will also be required to submit:

  1. A subscriber agreement, which will be provided to you along with the order form.

    Please note that the Subscriber Terms and Conditions governing new subscriptions does not include express permission for use by walk-ins.  This permission must be negotiated with LexisNexis on a case-by-case basis if the subscriber wants it.
  2. A Tax Exempt Certificate

Renewal Orders:

Customized renewal agreements will be sent to current subscribers in early April. Libraries that already have a Subscriber Terms and Conditions on file do not have to complete a new license agreement at renewal.  Subscriber Terms and Conditions automatically renew when a library commits to renewing their LexisNexis service.

Tech Support:

LexisNexis Direct Support (IP Range Updates, Remote Access Requests, Technical / Access Issues)

 See Nexis Uni Support & Training for videos, guides and other resources to help you research more efficiently.

IP Changes/setup: Call tech support at 800-897-3419 or use the support form. You will be asked for your Billgroup/Account number. If you need to find out what this number is please contact Susan Knisely

Usage statistics: Usage reports for Nexis Uni are available through PowerInvoice. Use your Nexis Uni user ID and password to login. See the LexisNexis PowerInvoice Quick Reference Guide for more information. 

If you have questions, please contact LexisNexis Customer Service at 800-543-6862.

Licensing: (PDF April 21, 2004)


If a library renews their subscription and subsequently cancels the subscription, they will be financially liable for any usage up to the time of the cancellation -- no exceptions.

Law Schools cannot subscribe in conjunction with a main campus library. Law School subscriptions must be submitted separately.

LexisNexis Pricing for NEW Subscribers:

*** Renewal pricing for current subscribers is sent directly to subscribing libraries.

Academic Libraries (July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025)

LexisNexis Nexis Uni* (formerly LexisNexis Academic)

  • Renewals: LexisNexis is applying a 3.5% renewal increase over what was paid for the 2023-2024 term for Nexis Uni subscriptions. The Nebraska Library Commission will email renewal quotes directly to current subscribers.

  • New Subscriptions:

    • Academic institutions with < 22,000 FTEs: $2.28 per FTE, with a minimum FTE of 500

    • Academic institutions with 22,000+ FTEs: $2.23 per FTE

    • Pricing for brand new community college subscribers for 2024-2025:

      • For new subscribing junior and community colleges, the billable FTE is defined as 60% of the actual FTE. If, however, 60% of the actual FTE falls below the minimum FTE, they will be charged based on the minimum FTE. In all other cases, the billable FTE equals the actual FTE.

* Available to colleges & universities only; law libraries excluded from this offer.

Secondary School

LexisNexis Pricing for Schools, Grades 7-12 (July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025)
LexisNexis Scholastic (now combined with Library Express) Network Price
1-250 Students* $1,703.00
251-500 Students* $2,044.00
501-799 Students* $2,272.00
800+ Students* $2,385.00
District wide enrollment < 800 $7,173.00
Districe wide enrollment 800+ $8,909.00
* Based on enrollment in grades 7-12 only  

For more information, contact Databases.