State of Texas

About Texas - This page from the website of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission connects you to a wealth of information about the state of Texas.

America’s News -Searches current and archived coverage of state, regional, and national news with the collection of full-text U.S. newspapers including local publications such as: The Dallas Morning News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and The Denton Record-Chronicle.

American Indian Histories and Cultures Collection*- Searches a wide range of material in various formats relating to American Indian history in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

American West Collection*- Explore westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.

Biography Reference Center - Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of more than 436,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

EBSCOhost database- Searches thousands of magazines and scholarly journals to receive access to full-text articles.

EBSCO Texas Reference Center*- Includes more than 80 full text journals and books about Texas history.

The Handbook of Texas Online*- A full-text searchable version of The Handbook of Texas, from the Texas State Historical Association. The Handbook covers Texas geography, history, and biography.

Historical Newspapers Online - Links to historic U.S. newspapers, organized by state.

Portal to Texas History - Provides access to more than 385,000 digitized books, photographs, maps, newspapers, letters and other historic materials. Administered by The University of North Texas Libraries.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps*- Historical maps for historians, geographers, and genealogists.

World Book Online - Provides access to articles, photographs, maps, and illustrations from The World Book Encyclopedia as well as such useful research tools as Timelines, the Reference Center, and the Info Finder.

* Provided by TexShare Databases: a program for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.