Nexis Data as a Service for Academic Research

Connect your university to a vast text-based source universe that is ideal for training, testing, and validating data science projects, particularly natural language processing (NLP), machine learning,  and advanced analytics.

Volume isn’t the only advantage Nexis Data as a Services brings to the table. The data we aggregate goes through a normalization and enrichment process that add value by helping users spend less time wrangling data and more time running experiments with it.

How can you tap into this data? Nexis Data as a Service offers flexible API options to connect you to the datasets you need - Bulk, Search & Retrieve, and Constant Call.

Universities can take advantage of a variety of data sets available through Nexis Data as a Service, spanning news, business, and legal data. Let’s take a closer look:


  • Leading Daily Newspapers
  • Radio & Television Broadcast Transcripts
  • Online News
  • Magazines & Trade Journals
  • Newswires & Press Releases
  • Industry & Thought Leader Blogs
  • Social Commentary

Our news data is complemented by data ideal for a variety of  business use cases—just what many academic-corporate collaborations require.


  • Company Profiles
  • Corporate Hierarchies
  • Company Financials
  • M&A News
  • Manufacturing & Shipping Data


  • Global Treatises
  • U.S. Court Dockets
  • PEPs, Sanctions & Watchlists
  • Intellectual Property & Patents Data

Data for moving from theory to insight

Data scientists are in high demand and universities worldwide are stepping up to the challenge. Undergraduate and advanced degree candidates are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data for solving a wide range of academic, business, and societal problems.

These efforts require quality data - a lot of it. Nexis® Data as a Service provides a wealth of smart data for use in AI projects and data science consulting, enabling users to:

  • Mine political discourse in the news to identify emerging issues or voting patterns.
  • Conduct semantic analysis of news to evaluate social issues, such as gender bias in reporting.
  • Develop simulation algorithms that predict trends based on past events.
  • Train machine learning algorithms to reliably predict corporate performance based on corporate financials, and news coverage.
  • Build innovative AI models to capture performance-enhancing insights identity and combat fake news and more.

Nexis® Data as a Service

LexisNexis® DaaS is a service that enables organisations to connect to our world-class database through an API to get the premium data they need – in a format that suits them – to fit with their own application.

Nexis® Data as a Service

Risk Management with Nexis® Data as a Service

Whether you want to integrate data into your in-house ERM system or leverage machine learning and predictive analytics to enhance risk visibility, you need access to timely, relevant data. Nexis® Data as a Service can help.

Risk Management with Nexis® Data as a Service

Big Data Powers PR, Marketing & Sales

Knowing what people think about your brand, products and service is the holy grail of successful business. By understanding your strengths, you can amplify them; by identifying your weaknesses, address them.

Big Data Powers PR, Marketing & Sales

Customizable Adverse News Feeds

Our customizable adverse news feed allows entities to break through the noise. The adverse news feed puts the power back into the hands of professionals, enabling them to add, discard and change their monitoring criteria dynamically to meet evolving needs and concerns.

Customizable Adverse News Feeds

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