TexShare Databases

To use the Texas State Library databases, you must have a Burleson or Fort Worth library card. Please have your library card number  and PIN/password ready. The login is case sensitive.

MasterFile Complete 


Full-text periodicals covering subject areas including business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, including Consumer Reports, as well as an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags, and more than 70,000 videos from the Associated Press.

Newspaper Source Plus


Cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national and international newspapers.
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Do-It-Yourself Reference Centers 


  • Chilton Library - Access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.
  • 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.
  • Health Reference Center Academic - Full-text peer-reviewed nursing and allied health journals.
  • 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.
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center
  • Business Source Complete - full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.
  • 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


  • American Indian Histories and Cultures - Four hundred years of manuscripts, American Indian newspapers, diaries, correspondence and more.
  • The American West - Explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.
  • Credo Complete Core Collection - Content spans across all disciplines – from major reference works, to multi-volume subject encyclopedias, to field guides, to scholarly handbooks, to animations and countless other sources.
  • HeritageQuest Online - Research materials to trace family lineage.
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps - Historical maps for historians, geographers, and genealogists.
  • 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