BU users can access Nexis Uni by signing in with their Kerberos username and password. In addition, each individual user can create an individual account that provides options for customization. Even with an individual account, you'll still need to sign in with your Kerberos username password, but once you do that a second, individual sign-in will give you many options.
To create an individual account, click on Sign In | Register at the top right of the Nexis Uni home page. Next, click on Create a Profile Now and fill in the requested information.
Once your account is created, you can click on Sign In | Register on the home page at anytime to access your individual account. (You can also choose to use Nexis Uni anonymously.)
Creating a customized account allows you to do several things, including:
To add a note, highlight text, or save an article to a folder, first click on Notes to the right of the beginning of the item. Then select part of the text. A pop-up box will offer you several options, including:
IMPORTANT: When adding notes or highlights to an item, you must save it to a folder. Otherwise, the notes and/or highlighting will be lost.
To add an alert based on a search you have entered, click on the bell icon above the search results.
The alert box that appears give you several options:
The History drop-down menu at the top of Nexis Uni lets you access your history in seveal ways, including recent searches, documents you looked at, all history, and a graphic representation of your searches called Research Map.