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Friday, 27th March 2015

LexisNexis Academic to be Accessible Through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services

By Africa S. Hands

From OCLC:

OCLC and LexisNexis are working together to make the LexisNexis Academic database available to mutual subscribers through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services.

LexisNexis Academic features a collection over 15,000 news, legal, and business sources. The news collection offers deep and reliable coverage of world events from the most trusted newspapers, broadcasters, and social media outlets. It provides local perspectives and insight from across the globe with publications from over 150 countries and in over 21 languages. In addition, LexisNexis Academic offers extensive coverage of legal information on federal and state cases and statutes and has unparalleled business information on over 80 million U.S. and international companies and more than 63 million executives. It is used by more than 2,000 U.S. universities worldwide.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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