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EBSCO MasterFile Premier 

More than 1,700 general reference, business, health, and education resources, including Consumer Reports.

Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national and international newspapers.

Do-It-Yourself Reference Centers 

  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center - "How-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center - Full-text articles and images for home improvement and repair projects.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Search by product type, brand or model for maintenance and repair guides.

Education & Career Development

  • LearningExpress Library - Adult learning, career and job training, computer skills and more.
  • Vocational and Career Collection - Full-text coverage for more than 340 trade and industry related periodicals. 

Homework & Education

  • Explora High School - EBSCO resources selected especially for youth in grades 9-12.
  • Explora Elementary School - A kid-friendly interface to EBSCO resources for elementary school aged children.

Health & Medical

  • EBSCO Natural and Alternative Treatments - Medical conditions and their conventional and natural treatments.
  • Gale Health Reference Center Academic - Full-text peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals.
  • EBSCO Health Source Academic Edition - Search scholarly full text medical journals.

Business Resources

  • Small Business Reference Center - Detailed "how-to" instructions buying, running, managing, or selling a small business.
  • Regional Business News - Search EBSCO resources for business-related information.
  • EBSCO Enhanced Business Search - Search for business journals, company profiles, and market research.

History & Genealogy

  • HeritageQuest Online - Research materials to trace family lineage.
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps - Historical maps for historians, geographers, and genealogists.
  • Handbook of Texas Online - Explore Texas with articles on people, places, and events. 
  • EBSCO Texas Reference Center - Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history

Books & Literature

  • Humanities Full-text - Art, classical studies, film, and journalism 
  • Book Review Digest Plus - Coverage from 1983
  • OCLC WorldCat - Comprehensive bibliography with millions of records.
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost - eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and reading online.
  • Literature Reference Center - Author biographies, plot summaries, poems, short stories, interviews and more.
  • Essay and General Literature Index 
  • Play Index
  • Short Story Index