LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news, and business information services, has announced an expansion of its news and international content for the academic and library community. Titles from McClatchy, United Press International Arabia 2000, and NoticiasFinancieras are now available in LexisNexis Academic. LexisNexis corporate clients have been able to access these sources via the nexis.com and lexis.com services.
The collection from McClatchy includes U.S. newspapers such as The Fresno Bee, The Modesto Bee, The Sacramento Bee, and The News and Observer (Raleigh), the Anchorage Daily News, The Herald (Rock Hill, South Carolina), The News Tribune (Tacoma), and The Star Tribune (Minneapolis).
The addition of UPI's Arabia 2000 gives subscribers access to full-text English language content, which includes regional perspectives from the Iranian News Agency, Bahrain News Agency, Emirates News Agency, Jordanian News Agency, Saudi Press Agency, Suna News Agency, and Yemen News Agency.
For Latin America coverage, NoticiasFinancieras covers news from multiple Latin American countries - from the daily openings and closings of major stock exchanges to weekly reports on political and economic happenings in each country. The news is written and published within each Latin American country, then aggregated with information from the region. NoticiasFinancieras provides LexisNexis subscribers with access to financial, corporate and economic news in Spanish and Portuguese. Approximately 100 news stories each day are also in English.