Lexis-Nexis Integrates New Content, Teams with Telebase

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Lexis-Nexis has announced that it has added The New York Observer, Salon.com, and Access to Presidential Studies to its service. The company also announced that it will enter into an alliance with Telebase, a division of Office.com, Inc.

The New York Observer

The New York Observer, first published in 1987, is a weekly tipster sheet with inside stories about New York politics, business, real estate, media, entertainment, movies, theater, television, fashion, and culture. Coverage on Lexis-Nexis extends back to January 11, 1999.

"Lexis-Nexis' coverage of the New York business, political, and leisure scene is second to none with publications like The New York Observer, The New York Times, New York Post, Newsday, and The New Yorker," said Bill Pardue, CEO and president of corporate and federal markets for LexisNexis. "The national and global perspectives from these publications are also critical for anyone doing business on a national and global basis."

Salon.com

Salon.com-a San Francisco-based online magazine featuring interviews with literary, film, and political figures; an overview of culture in today's world; and news commentary-is now available through LexisNexis' news files service.

Salon.com won the 2000 Online Journalism Awards' top prize for General Excellence in Online Journalism: Original to the Web. In addition, the site won in the category of Enterprise Journalism: Original to the Web.

Access to Presidential Studies

Access to Presidential Studies is an online resource for high school and college students and researchers that will provide historical information about all 43 U.S. presidents.

Users will be able to search and retrieve the complete text of inaugural and State of the Union addresses as well as scholarly articles dating back to George Washington's presidency. Access to Presidential Studies will also include autobiographies, office diaries, executive orders from 1862 through 1904, photographs, and images.

The Web-based reference will also house information from the Office of the President, as well as other sources such as the media. …