Consortium Partnerships and
Subscriptions at Reduced Prices

*NOTE - The Links to TexSelect prices on this page require a password. Call 800-252-9386 or e-mail: texshare@tsl.texas.gov.

TexShare contracts with vendors to provide a number of specialized databases and journals at negotiated subscription fees that are usually less than member libraries would pay if they subscribed to these databases individually. TexShare member libraries are eligible to subscribe at these reduced fees. Check the TexSelect databases listed by vendor and click on the vendor and/or sales contacts links. Be sure to mention the TexShare name and TexShare consortium when contacting vendors.

TexShare member libraries may also form their own consortia or join existing consortiums shown on this page.

For further information on TexSelect questions, please send an e-mail to: databases@tsl.texas.gov

| Partnerships | List of TexSelect Databases | Technical Help | Vendor Contact Page


Consortium Partnersip: Amigos Library Services
Discounts for Library Supplies and Electronic Resources

Amigos Library Services, a not-for-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to serving libraries, has long been a strategic partner with TexShare and continues to be one of the largest library service networks in the nation. Whether it's for continuing education, vendor discounts, TExpress or professional advice, AMIGOS offers numerous services for librarians.

Many TexShare members are also members of Amigos and can take advantage of the discounts and services available through Amigos Member Discount Services. This program offers members thousands of products and services from leading providers at discounted rates. Reap the time-saving benefit of having Amigos streamline your billing and renewals. Members may also take advantage of the ease and convenience of payment through Amigos member deposit accounts and the timely processing of purchase orders.

Please visit www.amigos.org/node/168 to obtain a complete list of the vendors and products available for discount pricing through Amigos Library Services.

Popular resources include, but are not limited to,:

  • 3M
  • ABC/CLIO
  • ACM Digital Library
  • Alexander Street Press
  • Cambridge University Press
  • CCC-Get It Now
  • InfoBase Learning
  • Mango Languages
  • OUP
  • SAGE Publications
  • Springer eBook collections
  • Taylor & Francis

Please send questions or comments to: memberdiscounts@amigos.org


Consortium Partnership: SCELC
Electronic Resources Licensing

TexShare has partnered with the Statewide California Electronic Licensing Consortium to provide colleges and universities in Texas with the opportunity to license electronic resources not currently available through the TexShare program.

Colleges and universities in Texas are eligible to become TexShare/SCELC Partners; they will then be able to acquire access to electronic resources at reduced rates negotiated by SCELC.

Resources available:

  • Euromonitor International
  • GET IT NOW!
  • Hein Online
  • Mango Languages
  • OUP Oxford University Press
  • SAGE Publications
  • Springer
  • Cambridge University Press
  • ACM Digital Library

Both TexShare and SCELC staff members are available to assist potential partners throughout this process. For welcome letter, guidelines, application and agreement form, go to http://scelc.org/texshare.

Send Questions or Comments to: quotes@scelc.org


Consortium Partnership:  CCLC
Electronic Resources Licensing

CCLC - The Community College League, in partnership with the Council of Chief Librarians, conducts a program of cooperative buying which includes community college libraries around the country. TexShare has partnered with CCLC to provide community colleges in Texas with the opportunity to license electronic resources not currently available through the TexShare program.

Community college in Texas are eligible to become TexShare/CCLC Partners; they will then be able to acquire access to electronic resources at reduced rates negotiated by CCLC. Both TexShare and CCLC staff members are available to assist potential partners throughout this process.

Resources available:

  • Science
  • Springer eBooks

Both TexShare and CCLC staff members are available to assist potential partners throughout this process. For more information and agreement forms, go to http://cclibraries.org/partners/texas/.

Send Questions or Comments to: texshare@tsl.texas.gov


List of TexSelect Databases

American Chemical Society

TexShare has negotiated access for three (3) ACS electronic journal products.

  1. ACS Web Editions, has access to ACS Publications content from 1996 - present to 46 ACS journals starting in 2015
  2. ACS Legacy Archives, the archive to ACS journals published from 1879 to 1995
  3. Chemical & Engineering News Online, ACS industry magazine

For more information on these products visit the ACS web site at http://www.pubs.acs.org/

Products:

  • ACS Web Editions:

All participating consortium members will have access to over 40 ACS journal titles with the ALL Publications package or they can opt for a smaller package option.  For more information regarding the reduced title packages, please contact Yung Murphy. Web Editions subscriptions allows access to journals beginning in 1996 or the appropriate start date for those titles that do not have a history back to 1996.

  • ACS Legacy Archives: Archives contain ACS journal publications from 1879 — 1995. More information about ACS Legacy Archives can be found at: http://pubs.acs.org/archives/
  • Chemical & Engineering News Online: More information on the industry magazine can be found at: http://pubs.acs.org/cen/index.html
  • Print Copies: Also, print copies of the 33 Web Editions may be purchased.
  • For questions or to place an order: Please contact Yung Murphy, at y_murphy@acs.org, 202-340-7299 or visit http://pubs.acs.org/r/4librarians. Be sure to mention TexShare and the TexShare Consortium when placing an order.
     

Bowker

  • BooksInPrint.com

EBSCOhost Databases

CINAHL | Description and Title List
CINAHL Plus | Description and Title List
CINAHL with Full Text | Description and Title List
CINAHL Plus with Full Text | Description and Title List
CINAHL Complete| Description and Title List
MLA International Bibliography| Description and Title List

eBook Academic Subscription Collection | Description and Title List
eBook Community College Subscription Collection | Description and Title List

Theology & Religion eBook Collections | Description and Title List

EBSCO Pricing 2014-15  |  Vendor Contact


Encyclopaedia Britannica:

Password-Protected Price List | Vendor Contact


Gale

Title List | Password-Protected Price List | Vendor Contact


RAND Texas

Description | 2014-15 Price List | Vendor Contact


STAT!Ref

STAT!Ref, the premier healthcare e-resource, enables users to intuitively cross-search full-text titles, journals and evidence-based point-of-care authoritative resources. The collection includes over 90 resources in many medical specialties and disciplines, providing the latest healthcare information in a convenient format.

TexShare members can participate in a group purchase during the open enrollment period. The open enrollement is available once a year. To participate, please plan on signing up when the enrollment period is open in the Spring, usually in May or June.

Database Descriptions | Prices (e-mail STAT!Ref for prices) | Vendor Contact

 

 

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