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One of the world's premier fulltext news, government, legal, finance and business information services. Updated daily.

Provides access to over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources.

News sources include over 2500 Canadian, US, and international newspapers, with coverage from current day to archives going back 25 years or more. News coverage also includes more than 1000 magazines and journals, broadcast transcripts from television and radio, and political transcripts. Wire services are updated several times a day from major wire services. Non-English language sources are available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.

Legal sources include a comprehensive collection of primary and secondary materials, court decisions, legislation, legal commentary, current and archived news. Canadian, US, EU, and Commonwealth law are covered. Patents from 1790 forward are available. 

Business sources include business and financial news, US and international company financial information, SEC filings, and the LexisNexis Company Dossier with information on more than 80 million companies.

Please note: Text and data mining are not allowed.

Factiva is an alternative to LexisNexis, with newspaper coverage from over 9,000 sources.


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