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This page informs our college community about the TexShare program, including the databases we receive through our library's TexShare membership and the TexShare Card program.

What is TexShare?

The TexShare Program through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission provides member libraries and their patrons with full text databases, a borrower program, and interlibrary loan services.  Instead of our college paying for individual subscriptions to the 71 databases provided through the TexShare progam, we pay a membership fee to gain access to these resources.  The funding for the databases program comes from the member library fees (24%), Federal funds (29%) and State funds (47%).

Can't find it at MCC?

You can check out books and articles from other Texas TexShare member libraries by obtaining a TexShare Card from the MCC Library.  Fill out a TexShare Card application, available here for downloading and printing, or request an application at the library.  Remember to bring your MCC ID when you come in to apply.


What kind of items can I get through TexShare?

How do I request something?

How long does it take?

How long can I keep the item?

How do I return the book?

What if I return it late or lose it?

How long does a Texshare card last?

Can University Center Students get a Texshare card?

Check one of the local libraries to see if they have what you're looking for.


TexShare Databases