Lexis Advance® Equivalents for Other Connectors

If you're familiar with using other connectors with terms and connectors searching, you can transition to searching Lexis Advance® by referring to the table below.

If You Use this ConnectorUse this Connector to Search Lexis Advance
"search terms" (quotation marks enclosing a phrase – finds the exact phrase)"search terms" (quotation marks enclosing a phrase – finds the exact phrase)
and (alternately, &)and (alternately, &)
a space between terms (to replace or)or
/p/p or w/para   Note: The w/para proximity connector will include "noise words" in the proximity of your two search terms. You can use w/para or w/p in place of /p if you want. All 3 function the same way.
+ppre/p
/s/s or w/sent   Note: The w/sent connector will include "noise words" in the proximity of your two search terms. You can use w/sent or w/s in place of /s if you want. All 3 function the same way.
+spre/s
/nw/n
+npre/n
but notand not

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