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  • Teacher Reference Center imageimage

    Description: Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in the database are peer-reviewed.

    Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Test Reviews Online

    Description: Access test reviews online, exactly as they appear in the Mental Measurements Yearbook series. Find free information on over 3,500 commercially available tests, most of which have been critically reviewed by the Buros Center for Testing. Reviews may be purchased for $15 per test title.

    Service Provider: Buros Center for Testing

  • Texas Administrative Code and Texas Registerimage

    Description: The Texas Administrative Code (TAC) is a compilation of all state agency rules in Texas. There are 16 titles in the TAC. Each title represents a subject category and related agencies are assigned to the appropriate title.

    The Texas Register serves as the journal of state agency rulemaking for Texas. Information published in the Texas Register includes proposed, adopted, withdrawn and emergency rule actions, notices of state agency review of agency rules, governor’s appointments, attorney general opinions, and miscellaneous documents such as requests for proposals.

    Service Provider: Texas Secretary of State

  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 imageimage

    Description: Provides digital access to large-scale maps of 426 cities in 213 counties in Texas.  The map scale is 1:600 or 50 feet to 1 inch. Overall, the maps were prepared from 1877 to 1951. Some larger cities have updated maps as recent as 1970.

    Created originally for the fire insurance industry for risk assessment purposes, Sanborn maps contain detailed information on such building features as size, shape, construction type (and sometimes date), use, and street address.  The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Texas Reference Center imageimageimage

    Description: Texas specific product comprised of periodicals, reference books, reports, and other content relevant to the state. It contains more than 75 full text periodicals, 150 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more covering history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, home and gardening, sports, and leisure.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Texas Register image

    Description: This weekly publication serves as the journal of state agency rule-making for Texas. Information published includes proposed, adopted, withdrawn and emergency rule actions, notices of state agency review of agency rules, governor’s appointments, attorney general opinions, and miscellaneous documents such as requests for proposals. After adoption, these rule-making actions are codified into the Texas Administrative Code.

    Through a partnership with the Office of the Texas State Secretary, the University of North Texas Libraries provide free online access to all issues of the Texas Register from Volume 1, No. 1 (January 6, 1976). to the present.

    Service Provider: Office of the Texas State Secretary / University of North Texas Libraries

  • The American Westimageimageimage

    Description: Sourced from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago, The American West allows browsers to explore tales of frontier life, Pioneers, Wild West shows, the Gold Rush, vigilantes and outlaws.

    Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks.

    Service Provider: AdamMatthew

  • ThomasNet.com image

    Description: An industrial search engine that provides industrial buyers one source for finding the exact product, service, or supplier they need, as well as direct access to the detailed information they need to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, CAD drawings, and more.

    Service Provider: Thomson Publishing Co.

  • TOPICsearch imageimageimage

    Description: Current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms, including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

    This database contains full text for over 150,691 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

    Service Provider: EBSCOhost

  • Twayne’s Authors Online image

    Description: Twayne’s is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

    Service Provider: Gale

  • Twentieth-Century American Poetry image

    Description: This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

    Service Provider: ProQuest

  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry image

    Description: A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.

    Service Provider: ProQuest