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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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Gale General OneFile

Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

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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.

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues

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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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HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest® Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.

HeritageQuest® Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.