LN Academic / QuickLaw


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


quicklaw Core

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.

For more information, please see the vendor's website. Quicklaw Core includes Canadian caselaw,  legislation, board and tribunals, Canadian and US law journals and the Canada Digest. For the content of QL Core please see the Quicklaw Source Directory. Make note that some of the material in the "commentary" section of that lit is in the QL Plus package, not QL core. For additional content available only for law school students (who must use the Register screen and login to access), see the title list download below. All content in Quicklaw Core is now included in LexisNexis Academic.

Quicklaw Plus

Contains all the content in Quicklaw Core as well as a set of premium supplementary content:

  • Halsbury’s Laws of England
  • Halsbury’s Laws of Canada (all volumes)
  • Juris Classeur 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

LexisNexis Academic

LN Academic Core

From the vendor :

Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options. Access over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources. The outstanding news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.

Also contains all Quicklaw Core content, but not the Quicklaw interface. Visit the vendor's website for more details. See the title list link below for content details.

LN Academic Core + Quicklaw Core

This option is for LN Academic Core subscribers who also want the QuickLaw interface.

LN Academic Plus

Includes LexisNexis Academic content as well as Quicklaw Plus content and the QuickLaw interface.


Lexis Nexis offers 3 add-on packages containing CCH/WK Legal and Business titles:

Total Patent

Includes full-text coverage of patents from more than 30 countries. For more information, see the vendor's website.


LN Academic is only available on one platform at the moment.

QuickLaw is available on two platforms: the older one is LexisNexis Academic, which was replaced in 2016 by Lexis Advance, although both platforms continue to run concurrently and subscribers may choose between the two.

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

A new platform, Nexis Uni, was announced over the summer of 2018, although it is not yet available (the launch has been postponed by the vendor).

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

Title Lists

From the vendor:

117 volumes of Halsbury's Laws of Canada are now provided in the Core offering for Lexis Advance QuickLaw that wasn't there in the legacy platform for the same level of subscription.

An additional collection of international sources is now available on both levels of subscription offering for Lexis Advance QuickLaw. The spreadsheet attached shows both Academic Int'l Core and International Plus content listings. Some sources are on the legacy QuickLaw subscriptions but many are appearing only on the Lexis Advance QuickLaw platform now.


Usage Stats

LN Academic Core/Plus

LN Academic Core/Plus are SUSHI and Counter compliant. Login to LexisNexis Usage with your institutional credentials. Please contact the vendor's tech support if you do not have this information. Contact information can be found in the Vendors directory in ERMA. Please see the link below for more details.

LexisNexis Academic Knowledge Centre: Usage Reports

Quicklaw Core/Plus

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