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TexShare Update: Changes to EBSCO Interfaces

Patrons and students using EBSCO’s Explora will encounter a new, more modern interface and feature improvements as the company rolls out a redesigned user experience “based on extensive user research and customer feedback.” These changes are part of EBSCO’s larger efforts to update user experiences for many of its products, including EBSCO Discovery Service and…

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TexShare E-resource Trials Open Now!

Every five years, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission solicits proposals from vendors for resources to include in the TexShare Databases package. We’ve received offers from 11 different vendors for 153 separate resources, and we need your help reviewing them! We’ve set up a survey so that you can try out the resources and…

FREE “Community Health Connections” Webinar Series on consumer health technology, marketing, and TexShare health databases

The Texas Woman’s University School of Library & Information Studies (TWU SLIS) has a free training opportunity for small rural public library staff in Texas. If you’re from an accredited Texas public library that serves a population of less than 25,000, and your job entails working with the public answering information needs (no MLS needed),…

Time for a TexShare ShoutOut

All around the state, libraries are promoting the TexShare databases to their students and patrons for research, homework help, genealogy, and more. We at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) think the TexShare databases are worth shouting about. And so are the libraries that are doing the shouting, helping give their community access…

TSLAC ILL TexShare Virtual Conference Registration

Join us on August 6, 2020 for a free virtual conference, with sessions focusing on resource sharing programs from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Speakers will present information on statewide interlibrary loan, the TexShare Card program, TexShare Database instruction, and the courier program. With tracks for academic and public libraries, all library staff…