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TexShare Databases Electronic Access to Magazines, Newspapers, and Books Presented by: Jennifer Bekker Technical Services Supervisor Lewisville Public Library
TexShare Databases What are the TexShare Databases? Accessing the Databases Searching the Databases EBSCOHost example netLibrary example Summary and Contact Information
What Are The TexShare Databases? The TexShare Databases are commercial database subscriptions, contracted by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) for use by participating Texas Libraries.
What Do You Get? Newspaper Articles Magazine Articles Scholarly Journal Articles Research on public and private companies Genealogy resources Online Books Cliffs Notes Blooms Notes Encyclopedias Literature Non-Fiction Titles
Access via the Lewisville Public Library Get your Lewisville Public Library card Ask for the User Name and Password from the Reference Desk Visit the library website Its FREE!
Visit the Lewisville Public Library website to access the TexShare Databases. Access via the Lewisville Public Library
Click the Other Resources button. Access via the Lewisville Public Library Choose TexShare.
Databases are organized by topic. Select a subject area to see individual databases. Searching TexShare Databases
EBSCOHost Database Each subject area includes several databases. Select the EBSCO database. Searching TexShare Databases
EBSCOHost Database Choose from the list of databases included in EBSCO. Select as many or as few as you like.
EBSCOHost Database Type your topic and search. You can limit your search magazine title or only full text articles. Searching TexShare Databases
The hit-list shows articles written about your topic. Click Full Text to view the article and the citation information. EBSCOHost Database Searching TexShare Databases
HTML Full Text contains the text of the original article. EBSCOHost Database Searching TexShare Databases PDF Full Text is a scan of the actual article and includes text and graphics.
Searching TexShare Databases Search for your topic Find citations Read articles online Print articles articles EBSCOHost Database EBSCO offers one-stop shopping for articles
Searching TexShare Databases netLibrary eBooks netLibrary provides over 20,000 e-books, including world leaders in reference, academic, business, and technology publications. netLibrary is the perfect solution when several students have the same topic and all the physical books are checked out.
Browse ebooks for a short time. It is just like browsing a book in the library. Check out a book for 24 hours. The book automatically checks-in after 24 hours. You can utilize special features such as taking notes while reading or bookmark specific pages. Searching TexShare Databases netLibrary eBooks Ways to read eBooks
Searching TexShare Databases netLibrary eBooks Search by Title, Author, Subject, Keyword, Full- Text, Publisher, Year, or ISBN.
Select the book you want. Click to Browse or Check-Out the eBook. Searching TexShare Databases netLibrary eBooks
Searching TexShare Databases netLibrary eBooks Go to a specific page. Current page number. Text Table of Contents Dictionary Take notes while reading Search for specific passages or words Bookmark pages
Searching TexShare Databases Find books the library does not own Find books that are currently checked out at your library Find and read books when the library is closed Read reference books at home netLibrary eBooks
TexShare Databases Anyone with a library card can access the TexShare Databases Login from any computer with Internet access Find full-text articles Read eBooks
TexShare Databases Contact you local library Visit the TexShare website TexShare To learn more about TexShare,