A username and password are required for off-campus access.

Username: In lower case enter last name of student (maximum of 15 characters), first letter of first name and last 3 digits of the student ID number

EXAMPLE: smithj567

Password: the letter “Tc” followed by 8-character birthdate (month/day/year) with no slashes, dashes, or spaces.

EXAMPLE: for Jan. 30, 1989, type Tc01301989

ABC-CLIO eBook Collection

A multidisciplinary eBook collection. 

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

History of science and scientists. Coverage of scientific periods from classical antiquity to modern times. 

eBook Central

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 18,000 titles. 

EBSCO eBook Collection

A multidisciplinary eBook collection with access to over 54,000 titles. 

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Contains various images, brief biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Multidisciplinary eBook collection; includes Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

Gale Virtual Reference Library-Nursing

A multidisciplinary eBook collection including over 4,000 documents with focus on the field of medicine. 

Handbook of African American Texas

More than 850 entries on African Americans in Texas; approximately 300 articles about all aspects of African American life and history in Texas.

Handbook of Texas Online

A multidisciplinary encyclopedia with over 23,000 articles on Texas history, geography, and culture. 

Handbook of Texas Music Online

Texas music scholarship, nearly 900 entries, along with hundreds of images and audio samples. 

Magill’s Medical Guide, 8th Edition

Coverage of diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, biology, and other medical issues; access to sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine. 

Merck Manual

Contemporary information for healthcare professionals, students, and consumers on the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of medical disorders. 

Merck Veterinary Manual

Information on species and animal diseases worldwide, management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals and recommendations for treatment.

Salem Press Collections/Critical Insights

Access to the acclaimed Critical Insights series; history, health and science resources. 


A collection of fiction and non-fiction books, reading material and multimedia for use in the K-12 environments.