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New News & Business Databases and Information Updates for the LexisNexis® Online Services

AUGUST 2011
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Many of the 47 titles added this month are not only focused on the Middle East and Africa, but are published by various entities based right in the region. This local perspective can serve as an important counterpoint to other media outlets writing about the area. Read below about publications from Tehran, Khartoum, Kabul, Cairo, Damascus and other cities. Recently the publications Furniture Today, Home Accents Today, Kids Today, Casual Living, Home Textiles Today and Gifts & Decorative Accessories were sold.  LexisNexis® was able to secure a direct license with the new publisher to continue to provide access to these publications. These are valuable titles for those customers focused on the home furnishings market.

The titles below are linked to their entry in the Searchable Directory of Online Sources.

Global

TendersInfo - Contract Awards is a comprehensive daily source of contract awards notices relating to international tenders, bids, RFP's and contracts from the public procurement domain worldwide.

TendersInfo - Project Notices is a comprehensive daily source of project notices from multilateral funding agencies, federal, state & county governments, utilities, hospitals, schools, ports, NGO's, etc.

North America

Furniture Today is devoted to covering the furniture industry’s current events, trends, who's who, research information, how to keep retail furniture store in business.

Home Accents Today is dedicated to 2 major groups of readers-- the accessory buyers for furniture stores (or in cases of smaller stores, the owners and/or merchandise managers) and the owners/buyers of home accent specialty and gift stores. Its readers also include owners/buyers of garden centers, lifestyle stores (stores like Crate & Barrel, Pier 1 and Pottery Barn), interior designers and manufacturers / vendors.

Kids Today covers home furnishings & other categories from infant to youth furniture, textiles, decorative accessories, gift, gear and plush or developmental toys.

Casual Living covers the casual furniture industry. It serves all retailers, designers and contract hospitality buyers that sell or buy casual furnishings and accessories as well as the manufacturers and suppliers to the industry.

Home Textiles Today is designed for top executives in the home fashions marketplace. Its audience is comprised of manufacturers, retailers, and suppliers who look to us for the latest in designs, trends, and industry news.

Gifts & Decorative Accessories serves retailers, manufacturers, and vendors of general gift products, decorative accessories, stationery, greeting cards, collectibles, personal care products, jewelry, and gourmet food items.

United Kingdom

thetimes.co.uk is the web version of The Times of London. Long considered the UK's newspaper of record, The Times is generally seen as a serious publication with high standards of journalism and editorial content.

Independent.co.uk is the web version of The Independent. It concentrates on detailed and extended reporting of the major current stories. It frequently publishes analytical articles written by well-known politicians and other public figures, as well as news reporting and commentary from its own journalists.

Wishaw Press is a regional weekly newspaper that covers North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser is a weekly newspaper that covers Airdrie, Coatbridge and Lanarkshire in Scotland.

Dumfries & Galloway Standard published on Wednesdays and Fridays, is a regional publication from Dumfriesshire in Scotland. 

Stirling Observer, published on Wednesdays and Fridays, is a regional publication from Stirlingshire in Scotland.

Europe

La Lettre Sud Infos is a weekly economic newsletter. It provides coverage coverage of businesses and the overall economy in the Cote d’Azur region of France. French language.

Asia/Pacific

ET Now Transcripts - Economic Times Now is a business news channel in India, owned and operated by the Times Group. The channel covers latest financial news & latest scoops on the financial world.

Mirror Publications is a group file of local Indian newspapers and include the following titles:

  • Mumbai Mirror Newspaper
  • Bangalore Mirror Newspaper
  • Ahmedabad Mirror Newspaper
  • Pune Mirror Newspaper

Times of India (Electronic Edition) -- The Times of India (TOI) is a popular English-language broadsheet daily newspaper in India. The electronic editions of The Times of India cover business, economic, political and general new and are listed below.

  • The Times of India - Ahmedabad Edition
  • The Times of India - Bangalore Edition
  • The Times of India - Chennai Edition
  • The Times of India - Delhi Edition
  • The Times of India - Jaipur Edition
  • The Times of India - Kolkata Edition
  • The Times of India - Lucknow Edition
  • The Times of India - Mumbai Edition
  • The Times of India - Pune Edition
  • The Times of India - Hyderabad Edition

Economic Times (E-Paper Edition) - Economic Times is an English-language Indian daily newspaper. The electronic editions cover financial, industrial, securities and corporate news and are listed below.

  • The Economic Times - Delhi Edition
  • The Economic Times - Mumbai Edition
  • The Economic Times - Bangalore Edition
  • The Economic Times - Kolkata Edition

TOI.com & ET.com Blogs provides in-depth analysis of all the latest developments and current affairs with views from leading columnists and editorials.

Africa/Middle East

Afghan Islamic Press is an independent Afghan news agency that distributes news reports from correspondents in towns and cities throughout Afghanistan. They have maintained their independence by financing their journalism entirely through commercial activities and have refused all funding from any government, non-government organization, western or Arab institutions. It is published in Kabul, Afghanistan.

African Manager is an online business and financial news website, updated daily, focused on Africa and the Middle East and published in Tunis, Tunisia. French and English language files are available.

Amcham Egypt Project News is published by the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and provides access to information about selected projects and news about diverse business opportunities published in prominent Egyptian newspapers. It is published in Cairo, Egypt.

Amcham Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Project News provides access to information about selected projects and news about diverse business opportunities, published in prominent newspapers covering the GCC region. It is published in Cairo, Egypt.

Arab Finance offers online trading and up-to-the-minute market news with a main focus on the Egyptian market.

Bakhtar News Agency is a leading independent news agency in Afghanistan, providing daily coverage from across the country in Dari, English and Pashto language. It maintains multiple provincial bureaus and a network of reporters nation-wide and overseas with in-depth local knowledge, and covers internal news, politics, education, culture, health, sports, security, social and the economy. It is published in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Communicate is a monthly magazine that covers media, marketing and advertising in the Arab world and beyond. It provides in-depth news and analysis for professionals in the marketing, advertising, PR, and broader media and communications industries. It is published in association with Advertising Age, widely regarded to be the must-read publication among international advertising, marketing and media professionals. Communicate is published in Dubai, UAE.

eMarrakech is a daily online news magazine which covers the news in Morocco and the surrounding Mediterranean, and is published in Marrakech, Morocco. French language.

Forward is a monthly variety magazine with a focus on business, politics, arts and media and is published in Damascus, Syria.

Gulf Marketing Review is an authoritative and reliable information source for marketing professionals operating across the Middle East. It is published in Dubai, UAE.

Gulf Oil & Gas focuses on the oil & gas industry in the eastern hemisphere and provides news, project information to executives and professionals in the industry. It is published in Cairo, Egypt.

Gulf Times is a broadsheet focused on national and international news, business, politics, entertainment, culture and sport. It is published in Doha, Qatar.

Identity is the Middle East's first interiors, architecture and property magazine dedicated to contemporary design. The magazine offers readers the very latest in design news from all over the world and is considered to be a must-read in the region and beyond for architects, interior designers and design aficionados. It is published in Dubai, UAE.

Kuwait Times is a broadsheet sized newspaper that covers local news, business, finance, sports and features and is published in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

L' Orient-le Jour is a daily independent newspaper from Beirut, Lebanon which covers politics, local and international news, finance and economics, culture, entertainment and sports. French language.

ME Movies is a website for movie-goers with one click access to the latest news, reviews, schedules and promotions related to movies and television in the region. It is published in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Middle East Gamers is the largest English-language gaming website in the Middle East. The website is updated daily by a team of seasoned video game enthusiasts and games journalists contributing. Middle East Gamers was voted as the Best Games Media Website at GAMES 08, the largest gaming exhibition in the Middle East. It is published in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Press TV is the first Iranian international news network, broadcasting in English on a round-the-clock basis. It is extensively networked with bureaus located in the world's most strategic cities. It is published in Tehran, Iran.

Sport360° is a daily English-language sports newspaper that offers comprehensive global sports coverage in the United Arab Emirates.

Sudan News Agency (SUNA) is the official government news agency of Sudan and is published in Khartoum, Sudan.

t-break Tech is dedicated to consumer technology and gadgets. It’s a web site that features news, reviews, blogs, in-depth articles focused on the latest consumer trends in technology and is published in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Middle East Reporter is a Beirut-based monitor of news reports, editorials, commentaries and public opinion trends as they are reflected in the Arabic-language media.

The National is Abu Dhabi Media Company's first English-language newspaper and tells the story of the Middle East as seen through the region’s eyes. Published in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Al-Alam News is the English website of Al-Alam and, in addition to covering the most important global developments, presents the English-language version of top stories broadcast by the Arabic-language Al-Alam satellite television. The channel strives to promote global cultural understanding and provides information about Muslims around the world, particularly in the Middle East region.

Changes/Takedowns

ProQuest Information and Learning Company lost the rights to distribute The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. This title was removed from the service on 7/27/2011. Alternative titles include:

The American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy

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