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The TexShare Databases allow you to access over 27,000 journals, over 171,000 ebooks, and over 15 million images, videos, and interactive resources. To help you get started, we’ve selected some resources to help with general research. To see more resources, view our Most Popular page, or if you know what you’re looking for, choose from almost seventy resources listed in our A-Z list.


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Explora-Public Libraries

An easy-to-search interface for public library patrons looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books and other reference materials on a variety of topics.

An easy-to-search interface for public library patrons looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books and other reference materials on a variety of topics.

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Credo Complete Core Collection

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks, and current events resources, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks, and current events resources, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

OVIC is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of todays hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files.

OVIC is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of todays hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files.

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Consumer Health Complete

A patient education support tool with consumer-oriented content covering mainstream, holistic and integrated medicine.

A patient education support tool with consumer-oriented content covering mainstream, holistic and integrated medicine.

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LearningExpress Library

A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards and e-books patrons can use to improve academic skills in reading, writing, math and science as well as prepare for high-stakes exams.

A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards and e-books patrons can use to improve academic skills in reading, writing, math and science as well as prepare for high-stakes exams.