TexShare Databases

The TexShare Databases allow you to access over 27,000 journals and over 15 million images, videos, and interactive resources. To help you get started, our Librarians have selected some resources to help with general research.  These databases can be accessed directly with your Allen Public Library card number.

Many more databases are available via TexShare for your research needs.  To access the TexShare Databases, log in by choosing Allen Public Library from the drop-down menu and enter the password.  The password can be obtained by calling the Reference Desk at 214.509.4905.  (Please note: You must be a library cardholder to receive the password.)

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General Databases

EBSCOhost Databases

Logo: Academic Search Complete Database
Academic Search™ Complete
A comprehensive resource of full-text academic journals, videos, reports and books on dozens of subject ranging from anthropology, chemistry and culture to law, women's studies and zoology.

Logo: Explora for Public Libraries Database

Explora for Public Libraries
Contains magazine and newspaper articles, books, and other reference materials.

Logo: Master FILE Complete Database
MasterFILE™ Complete
A multidisciplinary database providing full text for popular magazines, reference books, and other highly regarded sources.

Logo:  Newspaper Source Plus Database
Newspaper Source™ Plus
A resource offering cover-to-cover full text for U.S., international and regional newspapers as well as television and radio news transcripts from major networks.

Gale Databases

Logo: Gale General Onefile

Gale: General Onefile
Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events.

Logo: Gale Onefile News

Gale Onefile: News
Regional, national, and world newspapers.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints Logo
Gale in Context:  Opposing Viewpoints
Contains topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files of today's hottest social issues.

Logo: Gale Onefile Popular Magazines

Gale Onefile: Popular Magazines
The most popular and current magazines available from all of the Gale resources.

Logo for Gale Presents: Udemy

Gale Presents: Udemy
Learn and improve skills across business, technology, design, and more. Includes 10,000+ on-demand video courses in multiple languages.

Resources by Subject