TexShare Database Eligibility
- Public Libraries – all public libraries that are members of the state library system
- Academic Institutions – open to all institutions of higher education
- Libraries Of Clinical Medicine – have extensive collections in the fields of clinical medicine and the history of Medicine and a minimum of 10,000 library resources in print and in electronic format, comprised of books, journal titles, technical reports, and databases on clinical medicine and the history of medicine
- Licenses With The Database Vendors Do Not Authorize K-12 Library Use – However, K-12 students are encouraged to access the TexShare Databases through their public libraries and may be given a password or other method to access them from their homes.
- TexShare-Reference Mailing List – intended for idea-exchange on patron education and “publicity” programs for TexShare/Library of Texas done by individual libraries, encourage the sharing of Reference tips and techniques among libraries, hints and experiences on using Library of Texas and TexShare, keep ideas flowing among TexShare Reference class participants. After clicking on the link above, enter your e-mail address on the form and hit the subscribe button. You have the option of entering a password or having a password mailed to you. You will NOT need this password to post or receive messages from the list. This password will only be needed when you want to edit your personal mailing list options, or when you want to unsubscribe.
- Supplemental Databases – Additional Cost
- Outreach Training Material
- TexShare Gale Web site
- TexShare EBSCO Web site
- Go Beyond The Internet With TexShare– PowerPoint Presentation
- TexShare Databases: Electronic Access to Magazines, Newspapers, and Books – A PowerPoint presentation created by Jennifer Bekker, Technical Services Supervisor at Lewisville Public Library. An excellent general introduction to the TexShare Databases.
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