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Academic Search Complete
  • Full text & peer reviewed
  • Covers nearly all areas of study
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
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    Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    AGRICOLA
  • Search the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agriculture Library
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    ALT HealthWatch
  • In-depth coverage of complementary and alternative medicine dating to 1990
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    American Indian Histories and Cultures
  • Unique primary source material on American Indian history and culture.
  • From the Newberry Library, Chicago
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    The American West
  • Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and print sources
  • From the Newberry Library, Chicago
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Ancestry.com
  • Access to numerous genealogical databases
  • Available only on library computers; there is no remote access to this resource
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    Artemis:Literary Sources
  • Integrates Literature Resource Center & Literature Resources from Gale
  • Comprehesive Literary reference
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Bibliography of Native North Americans
  • Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Biblioteca Tumblebook
  • Libros electrónicos para niños
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    Biography Resource Center
  • Resource of over 350,000 people from throughout history and around the world
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    Book Review Digest
  • An essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Business Abstracts
  • Comprehensive database of business magazines and scholarly journals
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Business Source Complete
  • Highly-refined tools for sophisticated searches
  • How to search Business Source Complete (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
  • Comprehensive listing of assistance programs offered by 75 Federal Agencies
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    Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals
  • Current automotive repair data including diagrams
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    Computer Source: Consumer Edition
  • The latest information and current trends in high technology
  • Full text for nearly 300 publications, abstracts for nearly 450 publications
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    EBSCO eBooks
  • Search for and read thousands of books online, some can be downloaded (formerly NetLibrary)
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    Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    EBSCOhost
  • Gateway to all EBSCO database resources
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    EBSCOhost
  • Todos los recursos de la base de datos de EBSCO
  • El interfaz de la búsqueda está en español con los artículos en inglés
  • Algunas de las bases de datos hay una opción de la traducción
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Economia y Negocios
  • Contiene más de 60,000 archivos desde los 1980s hasta hoy sobre económica y negocios
  • Oprima la imagen y baje el curso a "Economía y Negocios"
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    ERIC
  • More than 2,200 digests
  • Includes references for additional information, citations, and abstracts
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Literature Resource Center
  • Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Federal Register
  • From the US GPO
  • Coverage: 1994 to present
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    Fuente Acadmica
  • Acceso a casi 200 revistas académicas de escolar de publicadores latinoamericanos e españoles
  • Contiene artículos en texto completo
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    Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Funk & Wagnall's
  • Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
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    Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • Includes access to Endangered Species and Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
  • On the search screen, click "Environment" or "Science" for links to these items
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    Glassdoor.com
  • Offers an inside look at thousands of companies
  • Salary information, reviews, and interview questions
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    Handbook of Texas Online
  • Over 23,000 articles on Texas history, geography, culture, etc.
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    eSelect
    eBooks from independent authors and publishers.
    Search the collection | My eSelect Account | FAQ
     
    Health Reference Center
  • Articles on fitness, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, HMO's
  • Coverage: 1994 to the present
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Health Source: Consumer Edition
  • Information on many health topics including medicine, child care
  • Searchable full text for nearly 150 journals, updated daily
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Health Source: Nursing/Academic
  • Nearly 550 scholarly full text journals on many medical disciplines
  • Updated daily
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Heritage Quest
  • Comprehensive treasury of family lineage and local histories
  • Trace family lineage and American culture from the original 13 colonies
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    HCPL Digital Media Catalog
  • Check out and download eAudio Books, eBooks, video and music
  • Hundreds of popular titles
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    Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
  • Detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center Tutorial (YouTube)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Home Improvement Reference Center
  • Detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Humanities Full Text
  • Full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Information Sciece and Technology Abstracts
  • Leading database in the field of information science
  • Journal articles from over 450 publications plus conference proceedings
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Kids Search Interface
  • Fun, lively interface that lets young research explore various subjects
  • How to use Kids Search (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Learning Express Improved
  • Practice tests based on official exams (includes GED, SAT, Real Estate, and more)
  • Includes the new GED test preparation.
  • Includes Job & Career Accelerator.
  • A Learning Express Library login is required for this database
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Legal Collection
  • Full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals
  • Authoritative source for current issues, studies, and trends of the legal world
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Thomson Gale Legal Forms
  • Access to Texas legal forms such as wills, leases, powers of attorney, and divorce
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    Literary Reference Center
  • Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences
  • Literary Reference Center Tutorial (YouTube)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Literature Resource Center
  • Combined literature resource for literary criticism
  • Includes Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography
  • How to search Literature Resource Center (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Learning Express Library
  • Online language courses include: Spanish, Japanese, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, ESL (for Spanish, Polish, and Brazilian Portuguese speakers), Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, Greek, and Russian
  • Mango Premiere to learn language and culture through movies.
  • Create an account to continue where you left off
  • iPhone app available in the iTunes store
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    MasterFILE Premier
  • Designed specifically for the public library
  • Offers information on a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multicultural, and business
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    MAS Ultra
  • Designed specifically for high school libraries
  • Full text for more than 700 popular publications and thousands of other materials
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    MedicLatina
  • Acceso a casi 100 revistas sobre investigación médica de publicadores latinoamericanos
  • Artículos son en texto completo
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Medline
  • Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry
  • From the National Library of Medicine
  • How to search MEDLINE (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Medline Plus
  • Access to help topics, drug information, news, PUBMED
  • From the National Library of Medicine
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    Medline Plus Espanol
  • Temas de salud e información sobre medicamentos
  • Acceso a un enciclopedia médica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las más recientes noticias acerca de la salud
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    Middle Search Plus
  • Designed for middle and junior high school research
  • All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Military & Government Collection
  • Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Money Smart
  • Financial training for adults, from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Made up of 10 modules that each take 20-30 minutes to complete
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    Morningstar
  • Stock, fund, industry, and ETF information
  • Screen investment options and build reports
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    Military & Government Collection
  • Alternative medicine database for consumer health researchers
  • You will get a list of databases, scroll down and click Natural & Alternative Treatments
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Newspaper Source
  • Selected full text for national and international newspapers
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  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    NoveList K-8
  • Novelist for kids in grades K-8
  • Readers advisory for both fiction and nonfiction
  • How to use Novelist Plus K-8 (Movie)
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    NoveList Plus
  • Electronic readers advisory service for fiction and nonfiction
  • Find by author, genre, or enter a novel you liked and get recommendations for similar books
  • How to use Novelist Plus (Movie)
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    Opposing Viewpoints
  • Complete one-stop source for information on social issues
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    Patent and Trademark Office Database
  • United States patents, trademarks, abstracts, full-text and images available
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    Play Index
  • Classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Primary Search
  • Provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research
  • All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles)
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Professional Development Collection
  • Designed for professional educators
  • Highly specialized collection of 550 journals, more than 350 peer-reviewed titles
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
  • Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, mental processes, observational and experimental methods, etc.
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Pubmed
  • The world's most comprehensive resource for health and medical information
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    Read the Books
  • Uses state of the art 3D animation and the latest streaming video technology to help libraries connect with kids about books
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    Reference USA
  • Verified details on 14 million U.S. businesses and 210 million U.S. residents
  • Find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more
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    Regional Business News
  • Updated daily, provides full text for 35 international news wires and 49 regional business publications
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Religion and Philosophy Collection
  • Extensive coverage of topics such as world religions, biblical studies, political philosophy
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Safari Books Online
  • The premier electronic reference library for programmers and IT professionals
  • There is a limit of five simultaneous users for this resource
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    MedicLatina
  • Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Scribner Writers
  • Includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres drawn from 13 acclaimed Scribner print series
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    Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Science and Technology Collection
  • Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Searchasaurus
  • A colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students
  • How to use Searchasaurus (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Serials Directory
  • Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Short Story Index
  • Detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Small Business Reference Center
  • A collection of state-specific resources (including videos) supported with demographic data and other local information
  • Small Business Reference Center Tutorial (YouTube)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Small Engine Repair Reference Center
  • Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center Tutorial (YouTube)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Student Research Center
  • Provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from EBSCO databases
  • How to search Student Research Center (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Texas Almanac
  • Online version of book which includes Texas history, culture, politics, and more
  • The included Texas Towns database has information on current, and past, Texas towns
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    Sanborn Maps
  • Detailed property and land-use records of Texas cities through the past 100 years
  • How to search Texas Sanborn Maps (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Texas Law Help
  • Resource for free and low-cost civil legal assistance for those who cannot afford legal help
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    Texas Reference Center
  • Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, biography, literature, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Texas Law Help
  • The laws of the State of Texas
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    ThomasRegister
  • Comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America
  • Free registration is required to view company records
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    TOPICsearch
  • Allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Thomson Gale Legal Forms
  • Electronic books for children
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    Twayne's Authors Series
  • Each contains the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 individual full-text titles
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    Twentieth Century American & English Poetry
  • Full text poetry database of 20th century American and British poets
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    US Code Search
  • Alternate Search @ the Cornell Legal Information Institute
  • The general and permanent laws of the United States
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    US Code of Federal Regulations Search
  • Alternate Search @ the Cornell Legal Information Institute
  • The general and permanent rules of the Federal Government
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    US Code of Federal Regulations Search
  • Access to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
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    ValueLine
  • One of the top resources for investors and for financial advice
  • Help with New Interface PDF | Video
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    Vocational and Career Collection
  • Full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals
  • How to search EBSCO databases (PDF)
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
    WorldCat
  • Master catalog from OCLC of over 43 million items owned by libraries around the world
  • Database available courtesy of the Texas State Library through TexShare. [TexShare Logo]
     
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