Resources and Services for Texas School Libraries

  • (NEW!) ChalkDUST has been updated with the new TexQuest resources added since June 2016.  They include Britannica E-STAX, EBSCO eBooks, Gale's Science in Context, ProQuest's SIRS Discoverer, and TalkingBooks.net.  The updated usage statistics include a new metric for Full Text Documents, which is used for Britannica E-Stax, EBSCO eBooks, and ProQuest's SIRS Discoverer.  These three resources provide eBooks and other full text documents.
  • (NEW!) Discounted additional resources from Gale Cengage for TexQuest members!
    Please contact your Gale sales rep for details:
 

List Price

Discounted Price

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Biography in Context

$1.575

$1.20 per student

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History in Context - World

$1.575

$1.20 per student

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History in Context - US

$1.575

$1.20 per student

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Global Issues in Context

$1.575

$1.20 per student

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Science in Context

$1.575

$1.20 per student

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National Geographic:

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   People, Animals, and World

$520.00

$1.20 per student

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Package Price (Includes All)

Per student

Minimum

Maximum

Single Building

$.84 (84 cents)

$995.00

$2,195.00

District

$.55 (55 cents)

$995.00

N/A

School Libraries: Standards, Studies, and Documents

School Libraries: Other Services

  • Letters About Literature - All 4th-12th graders are invited to participate! Read a book or poem and write a letter. You could be on the winner list next year! For more information about the contest, see details.
  • Open eBooks is a partnership between Digital Public Library of America, The New York Public Library, and First Book and is part of the White House ConnectED Initiative.
  • Summer Reading Programs - Public libraries offer summer programs to encourage children and teens to read for pleasure and to promote literacy. Contact your local public library for more information.
  • CREW Manual - guidance to librarians on how to weed outdated materials from their collections.
  • Talking Book Program - a free service that loans materials to people who cannot read standard print publications due to visual, physical or reading disabilities.

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Page last modified: September 7, 2016