TexShare Databases

To use the Texas State Library databases, you must have a Burleson or Fort Worth library card. For login instructions, call 817-426-9207. Please have your library card number ready. The login is case sensitive.

EBSCO MasterFile Premier 
More than 1,700 general reference, business, health, and education resources.

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
  • EBSCO Student Research Center - EBSCO resources selected especially for youth in grades 6-12.
  • EBSCO Kids Search - EBSCO resources selected specifically for primary and middle school students.
  • Searchasaurus - 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