Nexis Uni / QuickLaw


This resource refers to an offer available through ConCan which includes the following products:


This resource was previously known as LN Academic.


  • Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options
  • Over 17,000 news, business, and legal sources
  • News coverage includes backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources
  • Contains all the content of Quicklaw Core (via pod access links on the Nexis Uni homepage)
  • Does not include the Quicklaw interface

Visit the vendor's website for more details. See the title list link below for content details.



  • Nexus Uni Core content (includes Quicklaw Core content)
  • Lexis Advance QuickLaw interface



  • Nexus Uni Core content (includes Quicklaw Core content)
  • QuickLaw interface
  • Quicklaw Plus content (see below)


From the vendor:

Canada’s market leader in online legal research, the Quicklaw service provides access to the most comprehensive collection available of case law, legislation, exclusive current awareness services, expert commentary and more.


  • Contains Canadian caselaw, legislation, board and tribunals, Canadian and US law journals and the Canada Digest collection
  • Please see Title List section below for content 
  • All content in Quicklaw Core is included in Nexus Uni Core

There is additional content available only for law school students (who must use the Register screen and login to access), see the title list download below.

Quicklaw Plus

Contains all the content in Quicklaw Core plus:

  • Halsbury’s Laws of England
  • Halsbury’s Laws of Canada (all volumes)
  • Jurisclasseur France and Jurisclasseur Quebec
  • Over 50 Butterworths texts
  • Significant collections of US, UK, Aust/NZ legal materials
  • Litigation and Solicitors Forms & Precedents
  • Quantums
  • Practice Products in various areas of law e.g. Intellectual Property, Labour, Employment, Criminal, Family, Immigration

For full content list, please see Title List section below.


Lexis Nexis offers 3 add-on packages:


LexisNexis and/or Quicklaw, depending on product chosen.

Subscribing institutions can find the access URLs for all of these platforms on their subscription pages.

LMS Integration

Not compatible with the IMS LTI standard.

Known permalink issue on both platforms

The “Permalink” and “Citation Link” tools generate URLs that don’t include the institutional UID (the “identity profile id”).

The UID is required for remote access.

Your UID should be on your subscription page -- if you do not have one, please contact the vendor. 

  1. Add your proxy prefix at the start of the generated URL
  2. Add ?identityprofileid=[UID] to the end of the generated URL

The final constructed link should look something like:


Access Details: 
Unlimited Authorized Users, Unlimited Concurrent Access, IP Authentication, Remote Access
Content Types: 
eBooks, eJournals, Full-Text

Usage Stats


Please contact the vendor directly for support with usage stats. Contact information can be found in the Vendors directory in ERMA. General information about the usage stats is provided below.

Nexis Uni Core/Plus

Nexis Uni Usage Reports are accessed via Power Invoice. Follow this vendor guidance for how to download reports. 

Historical LN Academic Core/Plus reports are still available at LexisNexis Usage. These are SUSHI and Counter compliant. Please see the vendor's information below for more details.

LexisNexis Academic Knowledge Centre: Usage Reports

Quicklaw Core/Plus

Quicklaw Core/Plus are not SUSHI-enabled or COUNTER-compliant. Statistics are in the standard format for law firms. Please contact the vendor directly to obtain usage statistics.