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The TexShare Databases contain full-text articles in encyclopedias, almanacs, magazines, newspapers, professional and scientific journals, and electronic books. You’ll find valid information on health, business, biography and genealogy, literature, history, current events, art, economics, religion, psychology, science as well as homework help for students, and bibliographic information on books and articles.

Why are TexShare Databases better than the Internet?

  • Authoritative, reliable and full-text
  • Free to library card holders
  • Appropriate for children
  • Accessible from home, office or anywhere
  • Available 24 hours a day
  • Subscription-only sources not found on the Internet
  • Free of advertisements

The TexShare Databases are commercial database subscriptions paid for by the Texas State Library for use by participating libraries. Access is free-of-charge to Bedford library cardholders and visitors to the Bedford Public Library. Any unauthorized use constitutes a violation of licensing agreements with the database providers. Please contact Bedford Public Library for the login and password.