|LexisNexis 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 LexisNexis extends back to January 11, 1999.
"LexisNexis’ 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—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
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. Additional
documents will be added during scheduled quarterly updates. Users can log
on at http://cisweb.lexis-nexis.com/histuniv.
Access to Presidential Studies comprises materials edited and compiled
by Lewis L. Gould, the Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor Emeritus of
American history at the University of TexasAustin. He has written
and edited works on a broad range of topics in American history and presidential
For more details, including information about pricing, visit http://www.cispubs.com
or call 800/638-8380.
LexisNexis’ alliance with Telebase extends the availability of the
Directory of Corporate Affiliations (DCA) linkage database. Under the terms
of the agreement, Telebase will enable widespread access to the Directory
of Corporate Affiliations from any Web site interested in making the information
available to its users. In addition to providing the necessary technology
infrastructure to Web-enable the database, Telebase also allows DCA to
be accessed on a pay-per-use basis. A direct-to-end-user application can
be found at http://www.bizlinkage.com.
Telebase is the developer of the iSolutions program that allows Web
sites to make premium pay-per-use information available to their customers.
DCA is published by National Register Publishing, which is a unit of the
DCA is a comprehensive resource that offers insight into more than 137,000
parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions worldwide. This
allows users to determine "who owns whom" and to establish a hierarchy
of corporate ownership all the way down to the eighth level of corporate
linkage. The database has coverage of public and private companies worldwide
and was formerly available only on a subscription basis.
Source: LexisNexis, Dayton, OH, 937/865-7942; http://www.lexis-nexis.com.