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TexShare: A Texas Library Resource Sharing Program

Friday, January 1, 1999


TexShare is the state-funded, resource-sharing consortium of more than 170 community organizations, public and private colleges and universities, and medical and law schools and public libraries in Texas. TexShare services include consortial purchasing of electronic databases, centralized technical management of databases, the TexShare card for statewide borrowing privileges, and the TExpress Courier Service and TexTreasures. This paper covers planning and strategy, management/organization, technical infrastructure, and service delivery for TexShare.

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