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Database Features

EBSCO Medical Content Update

Soon there will be a change in the free drug guide (Lexi-PALS Drug Guide) that augments Health Source Consumer Edition within the EBSCO database subscription. The purpose of this communication is to provide TexShare members with advance notification of the … Continue reading

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Planned EBSCOadmin Maintenance

Please note that server maintenance for EBSCOadmin (not EBSCOhost) is scheduled for two consecutive Saturdays from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m., Eastern Time (US), on July 14 and July 21, in order to minimize inconvenience. You will not lose access … Continue reading

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Come Train with EBSCO – Free Training Available June 2012

Come Train with EBSCO “Very nice pace, great radio voice, I’ve participated in about 20 webinars and rate this very highly. THANKS!!” Academic Librarian, March 2012 Register for free online training with EBSCO. You will receive an immediate confirmation from … Continue reading

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EBSCOhost Databases: Important IT Information for TexShare Member Libraries That Use Firewalls or Proxy Servers

In July 2012, EBSCO will be introducing global virtual servers. The purpose of adding these new EBSCOhost access points is to improve response times for EBSCOhost users. This means that all customers who use firewalls or proxy servers that require … Continue reading

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TexShare Training: ProQuest Webinars Spring 2012

Census Records on HeritageQuestOnline Join an online session with ProQuest to get a refresher session on maximizing searching on HeritageQuest Online. This course covers search tips for the Census Records module in HeritageQuest Online. A ProQuest trainer will also try … Continue reading

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Upcoming Free TexShare Database Training Webinars From EBSCOhost and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission – February Through May 2012

TEXSHARE Spring/Summer 2012 Online Sessions — ALL TIMES CENTRAL Best Practices, Tips and Tricks for your EBSCOhost Interface Use EBSCOAdmin to learn how to customize your users search experience. Participants will create smart links, learn how to brand the search … Continue reading

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Come Train with EBSCO – Free Training Available During February / March 2012

“Trainer covered everything I needed to know. It was all very clear and easy to understand. Much appreciated!” Library Director, 2012 Register for these free online training opportunities from EBSCO. Get the most out of the full-text and secondary TexShare … Continue reading

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TexShare Databases for FY13 and Beyond

On January 9, 2012, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission approved the renewal of the current EBSCO and Gale database package contracts. These database packages will renew on July 1, 2012 for 1 year until June 30,2013. Subscriptions to … Continue reading

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Check Out the RAND TEXAS Online Resource During Their FREE Trial Period – Available for Every TexShare Member Library

Trail for RAND TEXAS is open now until February 29, 2011. If you haven’t had a chance to review this database, now is the time to take a look at this unique resource. URL: www.tsl.texas.gov/texshare/dbtrials/index.html Please email texshare@tsl.texas.gov to request … Continue reading

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New Offer for TexShare/SCELC Partners! Springer E-Journals (Order Forms due March 30, 2012)

TexShare is pleased to announce an offer for the Springer eBook collection through the TexShare/SCELC Partner program. In addition to offering their 2012 collection at a consortium discount, Springer is also offering special pricing for its 2005-2011 eBook collection if … Continue reading

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