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Study Resources

Study Resources

Term papers can be a real headache. What to write about, how not to procrastinate... how and where do you get good resources?

Tex-Share Databases

logo_texshareWhat you need for research.

Video: TexShare Databases: Online Resources for Academic Libraries
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The subscription databases licensed by TexShare offer authoritative, full-text articles from verifiable sources. Every search yields results you won't see anywhere else.

TexShare is surprisingly easy to use and is so much more efficient than sifting through unreliable information you finding using Google. Wikipedia is often a great jumping off point. With TexShare, you can go much further and impress the heck out of your teacher, or learn as deeply into a subject as you care to. Because of very strict licensing agreements, however, only residents of Texas can use it.

Great! How do I use it?

Using your library card number and primary telephone number without the dasheslog into your user account.

Your School

Dripping Springs High School Library Resources - Click here for great links at your own school!

Dripping Springs Middle School Library Resources - Click here for great links at your own school!

Here is a great article on how to put together a study group

This the best way to get an A on that exam. It works in high school and college.

Internet Public Library



ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day.

Sweet Search

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SweetSearch is a Search Engine for Students.

It searches only the 35,000 Web sites that our staff of research experts and librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved when creating the content on findingDulcinea. We constantly evaluate our search results and "fine-tune" them, by increasing the ranking of Web sites from organizations such as the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, PBS and university Web sites.


Newspaper Source


Available via TexShare Databases (Login Required)

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers.

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Texas Facts and Information

Here are a series of links to help you when working on Texas-related projects.