Lexis-Nexis to Offer Web-based Access to Historical Information About U.S. Presidents

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lexis-Nexis

    DAYTON, Ohio, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexis-Nexis introduced today Access
 to Presidential Studies, an online resource for high-school and college
 students and researchers that will provide historical information about all
 43 U.S. presidents.
     Users will be able to search and retrieve the complete text of inaugural
 addresses, State of the Union addresses as well as scholarly articles dating
 back to George Washington's presidency. Access to Presidential Studies will
 also include autobiographies, office diaries, executive orders from
 1862 through 1904, photographs and images.
     The Web-based reference will house information from the Office of the
 President, as well as other sources like the media. Additional documents will
 be added during scheduled quarterly updates. Users can log on at
 http://cisweb.lexis-nexis.com/histuniv/ .
     "Access to Presidential Studies will make it easier for students and
 scholars to find essential information about presidents, bringing the history
 of the Oval Office to life," said Henry Stoever, director of marketing for the
 Congressional Information Services (CIS) unit of Lexis-Nexis. "In addition to
 being user friendly, the service will provide important perspectives on the
 priorities and concerns of all the presidents and their respective
 administrations."
     Access to Presidential Studies comprises materials edited and compiled by
 Lewis L. Gould, Ph.D.  Gould is the Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor
 Emeritus of American History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has
 written and edited works on a broad range of topics in American history and
 presidential studies.
     Access to Presidential Studies joins Access to Women's Studies, Access to
 African American Studies, and Guide to Microforms as the newest module of
 Lexis-Nexis History Universe. For more details, including information about
 pricing, please visit www.cispubs.com or call toll-free 1-800-638-8380.
 
     About CIS
     A member of the Lexis-Nexis Corporate and Federal Markets organization,
 CIS of Bethesda, Md., has served the needs of the academic and library market
 for 30 years. Through its CIS and University Publications of America (UPA)
 imprints, CIS publishes archival research collections of primary source
 material in print, microform, and CD-ROM formats.
 
     About Lexis-Nexis
     The Lexis-Nexis Group unites strong brands, pioneering technologies and
 premium information for customers in the legal, corporate, government and
 education markets. Its products are available via the Web, dial-up online,
 CD-ROM, and books. A trusted source, the company offers targeted information
 solutions that can be integrated into its customers' business processes and
 systems. Combining searchable access to over three billion documents from
 thousands of sources with leading edge systems and tools for managing this
 content, Lexis-Nexis delivers a high quality resource with which to build
 legal research and knowledge-management solutions for the entire enterprise.
 For more information, please visit www.lexis-nexis.com .
     Lexis-Nexis Group operating units also include Martindale-Hubbell,
 Butterworths Tolley in the UK, Editions du Juris-Classeur in France and other
 legal publishing businesses in Europe, North and South America, South Africa,
 Asia and the Pacific. The Lexis-Nexis Group is a member the Reed Elsevier plc
 group, a global publisher and information provider. For more information,
 please visit www.reed-elsevier.com .
 
 

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    DAYTON, Ohio, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexis-Nexis introduced today Access
 to Presidential Studies, an online resource for high-school and college
 students and researchers that will provide historical information about all
 43 U.S. presidents.
     Users will be able to search and retrieve the complete text of inaugural
 addresses, State of the Union addresses as well as scholarly articles dating
 back to George Washington's presidency. Access to Presidential Studies will
 also include autobiographies, office diaries, executive orders from
 1862 through 1904, photographs and images.
     The Web-based reference will house information from the Office of the
 President, as well as other sources like the media. Additional documents will
 be added during scheduled quarterly updates. Users can log on at
 http://cisweb.lexis-nexis.com/histuniv/ .
     "Access to Presidential Studies will make it easier for students and
 scholars to find essential information about presidents, bringing the history
 of the Oval Office to life," said Henry Stoever, director of marketing for the
 Congressional Information Services (CIS) unit of Lexis-Nexis. "In addition to
 being user friendly, the service will provide important perspectives on the
 priorities and concerns of all the presidents and their respective
 administrations."
     Access to Presidential Studies comprises materials edited and compiled by
 Lewis L. Gould, Ph.D.  Gould is the Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor
 Emeritus of American History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has
 written and edited works on a broad range of topics in American history and
 presidential studies.
     Access to Presidential Studies joins Access to Women's Studies, Access to
 African American Studies, and Guide to Microforms as the newest module of
 Lexis-Nexis History Universe. For more details, including information about
 pricing, please visit www.cispubs.com or call toll-free 1-800-638-8380.
 
     About CIS
     A member of the Lexis-Nexis Corporate and Federal Markets organization,
 CIS of Bethesda, Md., has served the needs of the academic and library market
 for 30 years. Through its CIS and University Publications of America (UPA)
 imprints, CIS publishes archival research collections of primary source
 material in print, microform, and CD-ROM formats.
 
     About Lexis-Nexis
     The Lexis-Nexis Group unites strong brands, pioneering technologies and
 premium information for customers in the legal, corporate, government and
 education markets. Its products are available via the Web, dial-up online,
 CD-ROM, and books. A trusted source, the company offers targeted information
 solutions that can be integrated into its customers' business processes and
 systems. Combining searchable access to over three billion documents from
 thousands of sources with leading edge systems and tools for managing this
 content, Lexis-Nexis delivers a high quality resource with which to build
 legal research and knowledge-management solutions for the entire enterprise.
 For more information, please visit www.lexis-nexis.com .
     Lexis-Nexis Group operating units also include Martindale-Hubbell,
 Butterworths Tolley in the UK, Editions du Juris-Classeur in France and other
 legal publishing businesses in Europe, North and South America, South Africa,
 Asia and the Pacific. The Lexis-Nexis Group is a member the Reed Elsevier plc
 group, a global publisher and information provider. For more information,
 please visit www.reed-elsevier.com .
 
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