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Creating a News Package

A news package is a subscription to a collection of third-party content sources offered by Siebel Content Services. Your organization may subscribe to several news packages in several different languages. For example, your organization may subscribe to general sources in French, English, or Spanish languages or to specific sources for your industry, such as Finance, High Technology, and Life Sciences. You must set up your Siebel application to include content from the news packages to which you subscribe.

This task is a step in Process of Setting Up Content Services.

To create a news package

  1. From the application-level menu, choose Navigate > Site Map > Administration - Briefings > News Topic Manager.
  2. In the News Packages list, create a news package record, and complete the fields.

    Some fields are described in the following table.



    The name for the external news package. It is recommended that you use the package name provided in your license key letter.


    A check mark in this field indicates that the news package is not available to employees.


    This parameter indicates to the Siebel Server the precise content to retrieve. Enter the parameter exactly as it is provided in your license key letter.

    Access Group

    The groups that have access to the news package.

After you set up a news package, you can create the news topics. For more information on creating a news topic, see Management of News Topics.

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