Digital Resources

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

--Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister

About Texas

Find out everything there is to know about Texas in the About Texas Database.


The Ancestry Library is the largest online family history resource (viewable only at the library due to licensing agreements but a personal subscription is available on the Ancestry website).

Chilton Library

The Chilton Library is a car repair and maintenance guide.

Consumer Reports

The Consumer Reports database offers reviews and ratings on thousands of products following rigorous testing and research. A valid library card number is needed.

Learning Express Library

An interactive practice tests and tutorials, available now through TexShare.

Legal Forms

The Legal Forms Database contains a variety of forms covering many issues.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system offering more than 50 language learning experiences, including how to speak pirate!


The NewsBank database contains local, regional, statewide, and world newspapers including the Marshall News Messenger which is searchable from 2004-today.

TexShare Databases

The TexShare databases include over 50 databases with full-text journals, primary source documents and newspapers for every research need.

Virtual Reference Library

The Virtual Reference Library contains eBooks covering a wide range of research topics.