TexShare Databases Funding Factsheet

State Fiscal Year Federal Money Grant Money State Money Member Fees Total budget for databases Number of Databases Notes
TENTATIVE FY2016 (Sept 2015 - Aug 2016) $2,354,150 $0 $2,625,746 $2,485,275 $7,465,171 62 Unspent member fees from FY2015 applied to FY2016 subscriptions.
FY2015 (Sept 2014 - Aug 2015) $2,290,895 $0 $2,625,746 $2,391,989 $7,308,630 62 Unspent member fees from FY2014 applied to FY2015 subscriptions.
FY2014 (Sept 2013 - Aug 2014) $4,123,257 $0 $2,675,746 $1,747,617 $8,546,620 62 Increased state funding as a result of 2013 legislative session. Member fees unspent in this year of the biennium will be applied to costs incurred in FY2015.-- Includes one-time purchase of Texas Archival Content.
FY2013 (Sept 2012 - Aug 2013) $1,810,642 $0 $1,250,000 $2,414,800 $5,475,442 51 Member fees anticipated at $1,254,588 forwarded from FY2012 assessments, plus $1,160,211 from FY2013 assessments. Continuing subscription to HeritageQuest paid for in FY2011.
FY2012 (Sept 2011 - Aug 2012) $1,583,149 $0 $1,250,000 $2,886,963 $5,720,112 49 Legislature decreased state funding for databases to $1,250,000 per year. Member Fees comprised of $2,019,702 reserve funds plus $867,261 collected in current year. Continuing subscription to HeritageQuest paid for in FY2011
FY2011 (Sept 2010 - Aug 2011) $1,431,592 $0 $3,738,505 $806,964 $5,977,061 49 Dropped Gale H&W Resource Center WorldCat moved to ILL budget Paid 2 year HeritageQuest
FY2010 (Sept 2009 - Aug 2010) $1,561,670 $0 $3,948,164 $1,532,724 $7,042,558 49 -
FY2009 (Sept 2008 - Aug 2009) $1,657,492 $0 $3,882,204 $1,620,211 $7,159,907 50 -
FY2008 (Sept 2007 - Aug 2008) $1,719,000 $0 $3,632,000 $1,724,000 $7,075,000 50 -
FY2007 (Sept 2006 - Aug 2007) -- $1,827,000 $0 $4,312,000 $917,000 $7,056,000 50 -
FY2006 (Sept 2005 - Aug 2006 $1,014,000 $0 $4,519,000 $926,000 $6,459,000 50 Legislature increased state funding for databases $1,271,955
FY2005 (Sept 2004 - Aug 2005) * $1,222,000 $0 $3,025,000 $1,339,000 $5,586,000 19 No longer benefit from two-year contract with major vendor; additional databases dropped.
FY2004 (Sept 2003 - Aug 2004) * $950,000 $0 $3,159,000 $1,484,000 $5,593,000 47 Re-established TexShare membership fees. Instituted pledge drive to continue access to popular databases the state could not subsidize. In second year of 2-year subscription to one vendor package. Databases put in capital budget.
FY2003 (Sept 2002 - Aug 2003) $171,000 $5,127,000 $2,487,000 $0 $7,785,000 46 TIF grant money was carry-over from FY02. Anticipated FY03 grant funds frozen. Dropped specialized databases; negotiated a 2-year contract with major vendor at special pricing in order to stretch funding.
FY2002 (Sept 2001 - Aug 2002) $378,000 $5,722,000 $3,174,000 $1,000 $9,275,000 61 TIF grant was awarded over two years; we carried some of award to spend FY03. State money changed from GR to GR-D from TIF fund.
FY2001 (Sept 2000 - Aug 2001) $216,000 $7,369,000 $2,617,000 $290,000 $10,492,000 60 First year of TIF grant. State money was general revenue.
* NOTE: One or more databases paid for from pledge drive; pledge funds from libraries not reflected in budget amounts.
Page last modified: June 25, 2015
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