News Sources

March 2013

More business journals were added this month, including New York Business Journal, Upstart Business Journal and Chicago Business Journal. A new insurance industry title,, is published by the highly regarded National Underwriter Company. We are also pleased to announce the return of Publisher’s Weekly, which recently underwent a change in ownership. On the international front, find 4 new titles covering Australia and the Thai News Service, whose geographic reach extends to Vietnam, the Philippines, and Laos.

The titles below are linked to their entry in the Searchable Directory of Online Sources.  Click to learn more about each title.

United States

Chicago Business Journal provides daily breaking news and the most comprehensive, exclusive coverage of local business in Chicago, IL. covers the construction industry. It contains news, data and analysis for construction professionals, researchers, systems integrators, and manufacturers. is published by Yard & Garden and Green Industry PRO Magazine. Coverage includes news and research on new and used equipment, landscaping ideas, small engine repair, and lawn equipment information for the green industry professionals.'s Daily Briefing is a web-based newsletter providing detailed and exclusive reporting on the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies, Congress, the courts, and state regulators.’s Daily Briefing offers the latest regulatory and policy developments, as well as actions and reactions by industry and environmentalists. provides news, market trends and best practices for business management. It also publishes content from three different print publications: National Underwriter Life & Health, Life Insurance Selling and Senior Market Advisor.

Locksmith Ledger contains product information and installation techniques for installing security professionals and locksmiths.

Military Times Edge is a monthly publication that provides news about education and career opportunities for soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen and information and resources about military life.

New York Business Journal provides daily breaking news and the most comprehensive, exclusive coverage of local business in New York, NY. was founded by a police sergeant serving in one of the nation's largest metropolitan cities. Coverage includes news, forums, chat rooms and an online directory.

Publisher's Weekly is a weekly news magazine focused on the international book publishing business. It is targeted at publishers, booksellers, librarians, literary agents, authors and the media. It offers feature articles and news on all aspects of the book business, bestsellers lists in a number of categories, and industry statistics, but its best known service is pre-publication book reviews, publishing some 8,000 per year.

Publisher's Weekly Review is the analysis of books based on the content of stories, listings, features, articles and author interviews. Reviews vary from a single paragraph to an essay. covers security industry news such as technical tips and advice for security directors, dealers, integrators, product manufactures and security professionals. It also contains updates on the core industry verticals and product categories.

Upstart Business Journal focuses on the people, innovations, and ideas behind today’s most dynamic and entrepreneurial companies. Upstart also offers original reporting, thoughtful analysis, smart curation, and first-person insights from the nation’s top business risk takers. contains information on tools, shop equipment, parts and components for repair professionals. It contains the content from Fleet Maintenance, Professional Tool & Equipment News and Professional Distributor magazines.


4 titles from Fairfax Media

The Age (Melbourne, Australia) - Online, including the Sunday Age, provides local, world and business news and analysis, and dining and entertainment reviews. This coverage includes their online-only content.

Brisbane Times is an online newsroom, delivering a different perspective on national and international news, entertainment and sport for Queensland. Also included are blogs by local personalities.

The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) - Online, including the (Sunday) Sun Herald, is daily newspaper in Australia. It provides news of local, national and international interest along with ideas and opinions. This coverage includes their online-only content.

WA Today (Western Australia) is an online newsroom staffed by journalists in the state who write, photograph, blog, and provide commentary exclusively for the website. Also included are news, sport, entertainment, lifestyle and weather.

India Business Insight Database (Abstracts) provides updates on India through abstracts from various business magazines and newspapers across the country.

Thai News Service is a Thailand-based content provider for international news and data organizations. Its geographic coverage includes Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Laos.

Africa / Middle East

Arab Advisors Group - Research Report Summaries, is provided by Arab Advisors Group, a member of the Arab Jordan Investment Bank Group. It is a specialized research, analysis and consulting company focused on the communications, media, technology and financial markets throughout the Arab World (MENA) region. Their scope of services includes providing primary research based analysis, market sizing forecasting, the competitive landscape, the regulatory landscape, market research, technology developments, market opportunity and risk assessment.

The News Bites publications help customers to develop a greater and more direct presence in global financial markets of the MENA region. Designed for the sell-side and buy-side of the securities markets, retail brokers, banks, accounting, legal and corporate advisory firms, these reports provide reliable, round-the-clock monitoring. Content is combined with trading data from North American and global stock, commodity and financial markets to offer value-added analysis and a broad range of investment tools. The following News Bites titles are now part of the collection:

News Bites - Middle East & North Africa: Qatar
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: UAE (Arabic)
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: Bahrain (Arabic)
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: Jordan (Arabic)
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: Qatar (Arabic)
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: Kuwait (Arabic)
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: Oman (Arabic)
News Bites - Middle East and North Africa: Saudi Arabia (Arabic)

Changes / Takedowns

Burrelle’s Information Services is no longer updating The Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly and Burrelle's Transcripts. These files were removed from LexisNexis on February 27th.

PDR networks (formerly Micromedex) did not renew their contract with LexisNexis. Physician's Desk Reference was taken down on January 10th.

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