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TEXSHARE is a program partially funded by the state and administered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to promote sharing of resources among Texas libraries.   You can learn more by visiting the website: TexShare

By subsidizing some of the costs, TexShare enables a library to provide some electronic resources that would otherwise be cost prohibitive.

 
These electronic resources are organized into various groups and include eBooks, databases of reference materials and encyclopedias, and periodicals indexing and abstracting of articles, many with full-text.  
 

Midland College subscribes to some of these resources and they are available to currently enrolled students. Distance Learning/Canvas students, contact your instructor or the LRC for remote access information.

You need to become familiar with the various groups available so that you can determine which source best meets your informational needs.

This module will introduce and give you general information about the various databases. For specific information on how to search the TexShare Databases consult the "Using electronic indexes" module.

   
 
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