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What testimony has been given in U.S. Congressional debates concerning the year 2000 computer problem? Full text transcripts from governmental, public television and radio programs among many other resources are available from Library Services newest major database, Lexis-Nexis. Lexis-Nexis contains full-text resources in news, business, law, medicine, and other areas.

Biographical and general reference information is also available.News stories are available in major categories such as education or science. These stories can be searched by headline, first paragraph, or full text, and can be limited by date, (one week old, a month, etc.). Searches may also specify various categories of information including major newspapers, regional news, or news in certain languages.

In its business coverage, Lexis-Nexis contains financial information about various companies, industry trends, and articles about business ventures. It also offers information about government, such as campaign news and political transcripts.

For the legal researcher it offers full text from various law reviews as well as from court cases of states and all levels of federal court. The full text of the U.S. Code, Code of Federal Regulations, and other titles are here and may be searched by keyword.

For more information about Lexis-Nexis stop by the library reference area for the Lexis-Nexis information sheet, or visit http://library.ucmo. edu/jump.htm for the library Jump Off Page