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Academic Search Complete     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This scholarly collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study. (Provided by the Texas State Library's TexShare program.)

AGRICOLA     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library. AGRICOLA encompasses all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

AHFS Consumer Medical Information     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. AHFS includes more than a thousand drug information monographs for consumers. This content is updated monthly.

Alt HealthWatch     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

American Indian Histories and Culture     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A unique resource that makes available many rare and significant documents from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

The American West     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, ‘The American West’ allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Ancestry Library Edition     Access from Inside Library
Provides access to a number of genealogical and historical resources, including images of the decennial U.S. census from 1790-1930.  *This database is available in the library only.

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Bibliography of Native North Americans     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Biography in Context     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Search for biographies, full text articles, and images for current and historic people from all eras and fields of endeavor.


Book Review Digest Plus     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Brings together book reviews on subjects such as art, biography, business, education, general interest, history, humanities, literature, music and more with coverage back to 1983. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Business Abstracts with Full-Text     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Offers full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, statistical rankings and more. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Business Source Complete     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Business Source Complete is the overwhelmingly superior database for full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Capstone Interactive Library     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Features interactive books on subjects like science and social studies, plus many titles just for pleasure reading! *If you are outside the library, have your library barcode and password ready to enter. Then, under E-Source Targets, select Capstone Interactive Library.

Career Cruising     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Career Cruising is a web-based career guidance system that is designed to help students choose a career with information on job searching, scholarships, and financial aid. *To use this database from home, you must first create an account at the library.

Chilton Automotive Repair     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
ChiltonLibrary.com has thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. 

Computer Source     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. Computer Source™ provides a balance of full-text technical journals and full-text consumer computer titles.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Deer Park Broadcaster from NewsBank     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Search full text electronic edition of the Deer Park Broadcaster from 10/18/2007-current.

Directory of Open Access Journals     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library

Provides indexing, abstracting, and free full text access for selected international scholarly journals in many subject areas.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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eBooks on EBSCO     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
More than 27,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out. TexShare's eBook collection includes titles from the world's leading business, technology, trade, reference, academic, and scholarly publishers. Search by title, author, keyword, publisher, publication date, or ISBN number.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Economia y Negocios     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contiene más de 60,000 archivos desde los 1980s hasta hoy sobre económica y negocios.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Educational Administration Abstracts     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Enhanced Business Search     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Search for business journals, company profiles, and market research. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Essay & General Literature Index     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Cites records in collections of essays and works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada dating back to 1985 and spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Explora - Primary Schools     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Explora is a dedicated search interface that delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help patrons feel successful in their research. It includes easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic; 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency; colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students; and text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English. Designed for students in grades K-5.

Explora - Public Libraries     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Explora is a dedicated search interface that delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help patrons feel successful in their research. It includes easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic; 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency; colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students; and text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English.

Explora - Secondary Schools     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Explora is a dedicated search interface that delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help patrons feel successful in their research. It includes easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic; 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency; colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students; and text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English. Designed for students in grades 6-12.

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Family Studies Abstracts     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 

Fuente Academica     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library

Acceso a casi 200 revistas académicas de escolar de publicadores latinoamericanos e españoles. Contiene artículos en texto completo.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This is part of the Primary Search and Middle Search Plus databases. It provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for elementary and middle school students.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Gale Courses     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Gale Courses offers hundreds of courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month.

Gale Legal Forms     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library

Gives a wide selection of legal forms, including real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)


Gale Literary Databases     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Includes Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography. Presents complete and up-to-date biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 130,000 U.S. and international authors. Provides over 12,000 biographical and full-text critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of influential figures from all ears and genres. Offers full text critical essays on over 800 contemporary authors and their works, with biographical, critical, principle works, and further information for study.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Gale Virtual Reference Library     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains a number of electronic books on various subjects, including business, history, literature, religion, science, and others.

Glassdoor     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Search through more than 15 millions jobs from over 300,000 companies. With employee reviews, salary information, interview information, and more, you can get to know a company before you even apply!

GreenFILE Index     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Handbook of Texas     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
The Handbook of Texas is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture. It comprises more than 23,000 articles on people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and a host of other topic categories.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Health Reference Center Academic     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
More than 2,000 full-text sources and 5 million articles including peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals. International news coverage from Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service, NewsRx and Ascribe. Also includes hundreds of videos from OR-Live demonstrating medical procedures.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Health Source - Consumer Edition     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This resource provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines and searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 health reference books.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals on many medical disciplines. Also includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

HeritageQuest Online     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers a collection of genealogical and historical sources that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Offers "how-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids' Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, and more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Home Improvement Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides users with user-friendly “how-to” information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects and features full-text content from leading magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Humanities Full-Text     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama and poetry in all fields of the humanities from art, classical studies, and film to journalism and more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA)     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A leading database in the areas of information science. With coverage dating as far back as the mid 1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Issues & Controversies     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.

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Job & Career Accelerator     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
From creating resumes and finding job and internship opportunities to assessing career alternatives and mastering interviewing skills, job seekers will have everything they need in one easy-to-use web application.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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LearningExpress Library     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains practice tests and test preparation materials for a variety of standardized tests, including SAT, GED, real estate, ASVAB, civil service exams, and other skills improvement resources. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Legal Collection     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Legal Information Reference Center    Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Providing online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center™ contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Literary Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides information on thousands of authors and their works through an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries, poems, short stories, author interviews and more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Literature Resource Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides literature criticism, detailed biographies and bibliographies, social and historical context, and facilitates the study of literary movements, genres, and themes.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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MAS Ultra: School Edition     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Discover, History Today, Nation, etc.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

MasterFile Premier     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

MedicLatina     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Acceso a casi 100 revistas sobre investigación médica de publicadores latinoamericanos. Artículos son en texto completo.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Medline     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Middle Search Plus     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Military & Government Collection     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of these sites. Military & Government Collection™ provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 400 journals. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

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Natural & Alternative Treatments     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A complementary and alternative medicine database designed specifically for the consumer health researcher. Updated weekly, this database provides current information that will satisfy an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased information on natural health. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Newspaper Source     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

NoveList Plus     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
An electronic readers' advisory resource that helps fiction readers of all ages find new authors and titles. NoveList allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest. Descriptions, reviews, and series information are often also available through this resource.

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OneClick Digital     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Audiobooks you can listen to on your computer or Apple or Android device.

OverDrive - Houston Area Digital Media Catalog     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Download free eBooks and audio books using OverDrive. **Sign in to view extra titles we’ve purchased for you.

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PebbleGo     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Features more than 200 animal articles correlated to life science standards, animal audio and video, carefully leveled text, educational games, and innovative read-aloud capabilities. Ideal for kids K-2! *If you are outside the library, have your library barcode and password ready to enter. Then under E-Source Targets, select PebbleGo.

Play Index     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Covers over 31,000 classic and historical plays dating from 1949, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, classic drama and monologues from famous playwrights.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Primary Search     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, contains full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines. Includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Professional Development Collection (Education)     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators, professional librarians and education researchers. This collection offers information on everything from children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Race Relations Abstracts     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This resource provides a sole focus on content relating specifically to the relationship between races. It is a rich source of bibliographic records covering fundamental areas relevant to race relations. Specific areas covered include ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Regional Business News     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library

Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Religion and Philosophy Collection     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
A comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Rosetta Stone Library Solution     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their users the proven immersion method that more than 20,000 schools and 9,000 businesses have trusted for over the last 20+ years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library- or anywhere, anytime.

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Salem Health     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides access to various volumes from the following reference sets: Cancer, Genetics & Inherited Conditions, and Psychology & Mental Health. Users can search for specific topics or browse through a list of topics. *If you are outside the library, a password is required to use this database. Please call 281-478-7208 during library hours for information.

Salem History     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides access to various volumes from the following reference sets: the Decades series, Encyclopedia of American Immigration, Great Athletes, Great Lives from History, and Milestone Documents. Users can search for specific topics or browse through a list of topics. *If you are outside the library, a password is required to use this database. Please call 281-478-7208 during library hours for information.

Salem Literature     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides access to a collection of literary criticism books, including titles from the Critical Insights series of authors and their works. Users can search for specific authors and works, or browse through a list of topics. *If you are outside the library, a password is required to use this database. Please call 281-478-7208 during library hours for information.

Salem Science     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides access to three science resources: Environment Issues, Encyclopedia of Global Resources, and The Solar System. All resources include authoritative coverage and essays that address a broad range of topics. Users can search for specific topics or browse through a list of topics. *If you are outside the library, a password is required to use this database. Please call 281-478-7208 during library hours for information.

Science and Technology Collection     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains more than 820 leading full- text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,750 journals.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Science in Context     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides contextual information on hundreds of current and significant scientific topic; includes videos, audio, experiments, and projects in addition to articles from newspapers, magazines and scholarly journals. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Science Online     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library

Provides informative science essays, diagrams, illustrations, images, biographies, experiments, activities, and definitions.

Scribner Writers Online     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Features nearly 2,200 biographical and critical essays on over 1,400 important writers from around the world, often from multiple viewpoints to provide differing perspectives. Fifteen topic overviews from Mystery and Suspense Writers complement this rich biographical and critical coverage. Content is cross-searchable with Literature Resource Center and available in eBook format in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Serials Directory     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This database provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials. It contains nearly 250,000 U.S. and international titles, including newspapers; data from nearly 108,235 publishers worldwide, including e-mail and Internet addresses; and Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications for every entry. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Short Story Criticism Online     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
An electronic version of Short Story Criticism -- This resource gives critical views on the most widely studied writers of short fiction, including overviews of the critical response of their work.

Short Story Index     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains information on short stories by author or genre, and provides detailed indexing for more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Small Business Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing a business plans, understanding legal information, and much more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

Small Engine Repair Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance and also allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

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Teacher Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Delivers detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of everyday life in more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities across a century of change. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) *If you are outside the library, a user name and password are required to use this database. Please call 281-478-7208 during library hours for information. 

Texas Reference Center     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
The database is comprised of periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state. Texas Reference Center contains 30 full text periodicals, 100 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

TOPICsearch     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. TOPICsearch™ contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Transparent Language Online     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Transparent Language Online is a unique application that bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world by allowing users to do both in one program. A mobile version is available for Apple and Android devices.

TumbleBooks     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Online picture books, puzzles, games, and quizzes for children!

Twayne's Authors Online     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Literary critical interpretation of approximately 600 authors, along with the content of 600 books taken from the series United State Authors, World Authors and English Authors. Content is cross-searchable with Literature Resource Center and available in eBook format in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.)

Twentieth Century Poetry Collections     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
An essential collection of poetry that provides readers an unparalleled survey of the movements, schools and distinctive voices of modern and contemporary poetry. (Provided by the Texas State Library's TexShare program.) *If you are outside the library, have your library barcode and password ready to enter. Then under E-Source Targets, select Twentieth Century Poetry Collection.

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Vocational & Career Collection     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Provides full-text coverage for more than 340 trade and industry related periodicals including American Machinist, Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Reeves Journal, Hotel & Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and many more.  (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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WorldCat     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 86 million bibliographic records and nearly 1.2 billion holdings representing the collections of more than 10,000 libraries, over 400 languages, and all types of materials ranging from stone tablets to electronic books. (Provided by the Texas State Library’s TexShare program.) 

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Zinio     Access from Inside Library     Access from Outside Library
Zinio for Libraries, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.

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