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  • Handbook of Texas Online
    Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.

  • Heritage Quest Online (Texshare)
    Provides research materials for tracing family history. Includes family and local histories, U.S. Federal Census records, and more.

  • Rand Texas
    View, download, graph, and map statistical data for the state of Texas, broken down into seven categories: Business and Economics , Community, Education, Energy & Environment, Government Finance, Health and Socioeconomic & Population and Demographics.

  • San Antonio Community Resources (via X.Net Connect)

    Database of community agencies and resources in the San Antonio local area with the purpose of connecting agencies and individuals with services and assistance.

  • Southwestern Historical Quarterly
    Online journal of scholarly research in Texas history.

  • Texas Almanac
    Multidisciplinary resource on Texas covering agriculture, business, culture, education, environment, geography, government, history, population, recreation, religion, science, and more.

  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (Texshare)
    Sanborn® fire insurance maps provide detailed property and land-use records for 12,000+ U.S. towns and cities. Maps include buildings' size and shape, height, construction, street and sidewalk widths, and more.

  • Texas Reference Center (Texshare)
    Includes journals and books about Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business and famous, historical and contemporary Texans.