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Volume 19, Issue 6 June 2002
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LexisNexis Expands News Coverage, Content

LexisNexis has announced the addition of Ethnic Newsline and Regional Newsline to its Academic Universe and nexis.com services. The company also announced the integration of licensed content from Business Monitor International (BMI), which will offer information on global emerging markets to accelerate business-intelligence decisions.

News Sources
Ethnic Newsline contains articles selected from the ethnic and minority press in the U.S. that represent the viewpoints of African-Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and European Americans. The collection includes such publications as American Indian Report, Black Scholar, Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, Chicago Jewish News, ColorLines, Deep South Jewish Voice, Hispanic Business, and Middle East Quarterly.

Regional Newsline features articles on news, stories, and events of local and regional interest within the U.S. The collection includes such publications as Bennington Banner, Connecticut Post, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, Las Cruces Sun News, Opelika-Auburn News, The Oakland Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San AntonioCurrent, The News Virginian, Weekly Planet Tampa, and Winston-Salem Journal.

BMI Content
BMI is a source of news, analysis, data, and forecasts on financial, economic, and political developments in worldwide emerging markets. Its coverage features breaking news backed by in-depth weekly, monthly, and quarterly macroeconomic performance reports and political risk and market forecasts. LexisNexis users can also tap into BMI's analyses and forecasts on political and economic conditions in 21 countries and in regions such as Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

"The addition of BMI allows LexisNexis to offer unparalleled depth and quality of information related to global emerging markets," said Dawn Conway, vice president of licensing and content for LexisNexis Corporate & Federal Markets. "BMI's premium content is an indispensable tool for fund managers, strategists, risk researchers, and any business professional involved in emerging markets and investment decision making."

Source: LexisNexis, Dayton, OH, 800/227-9597, 937/865-6800; http://www.lexisnexis.com.

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