Books, Literature, Magazines & Newspapers

BiblioBoard_Logo Opens in new windowA collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction.  Accessible anywhere in Texas; no login required.

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Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader’s Advisory to help you choose the right book.

eebookshost Opens in new windowFull text for thousands of recently published fiction and nonfiction books on a variety of topics, such as business, economics, history, law, literature, psychology, religion, the STEM subjects and more.

e-read texas logo Opens in new window A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction. Accessible anywhere in Texas; no login required.

e-read kids logo Opens in new windowPart of the E-Read Texas collection, these e-books are curated specifically for grades PK-5 and include materials from Time for Kids, books on crafting, and a number of high-lo readers.  Accessible anywhere inTexas; no login required.

world cat logo Opens in new window                                                                       FirstSearch delivers precise, full-featured searching of WorldCat, the largest database of library bibliographic information. It enables people to find authoritative content in every format from library collections worldwide.

Gale in context biography logo Opens in new windowDiscover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazines, and multimedia content.

 bna Opens in new windowAnswer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres or topics.

Gale EBooks Logo Opens in new windowExplore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

gale fine arts logo Opens in new windowSearch millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

gale literature logoFind up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all areas.

Gale Litfinder Logo Opens in new window Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays short stories, speeches, and more.

news Opens in new windowAccess major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields. 

gale pop culture studies logo Opens in new window Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.

gale popular magazine logo Opens in new windowAccess the most searched magazines across Gale OneFile focusing on current events, sports, science, and health issues.

 scribners Opens in new windowBrowse original scholarly essay on authors from around the world. Places authors and their works in personal and historical context. 

twaynes Opens in new windowFind in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers. Includes influences of literary movements. 

libby logo Opens in new windowOverDrive- eBooks and Digital AudioBooks.  Please note if you get an error message @ checkout, your library card may have expired.  Please call the library @ 903.984.1529 and the staff can update your library card information.

Life Magazine Archive 1936 to 2000 Opens in new windowA comprehensive cover-to-cover collection of Life Magazine issues, spanning its very first issue in November 1936 through December 2000, including images from the famed photojournalism magazine.

newweek magazine archive 1933 to 2012 logo Opens in new windowAn archive of Newsweek magazine, one of the premier US weeklies of the 20th-21st centuries, from its launch in 1933 to 2012 (when the print edition originally stopped).

Proquest Historical Newspapers Austin American Statesman logo Opens in new windowThis archive includes back issues of the Austin American Statesman from 1971-1980. It provides genealogists, researchers, and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society, and events of the time.

Proquest Historical Newspapers El Paso Times Logo Opens in new windowThis archive includes back issues of the El Paso Times from 1881-2009 and El Paso Herald Post (1896-1996), plus related titles. It provides coverage of news and events, with a focus on far west Texas and the Texas-Mexico border region.

teaching books logo Opens in new to life childrens and YA books with video trailers, author interviews, discussion questions, and much more. Great for book clubs, choosing books, and homework help!

time magazine archive logo Opens in new windowAn extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.

proquest 20th century american poetry logo Opens in new windowThis unparalleled collection includes some 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denis Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song. 

proquest 20th century english poetry logo Opens in new windowA 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 Anne Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.