Answered By: Laura Steinbach
Last Updated: May 17, 2016     Views: 44

From time to time people contact us regarding the database licensing agreements we sign with vendors on behalf of the members of TexShare. The questions usually regard copyright or who authorized users may be. The reverse situation occasionally happens. Sometimes we learn that institutions that are part of TexShare may not be aware of the parameters of the database licensing agreements we sign on their behalf.

Videos and other Music Media Library Materials

Audio and video materials are for the TCU community only. They are not available for check-out by guests, Texshare or through ILL. However, if a patron would like to watch them here, he or she is welcome to use our facilities. We have a really nice A/V Center with individual carrels for watching/listening to materials. For more information please contact: Cari Alexander Music/Media Librarian Texas Christian University 817-257-6623

Authorized users:

  • For Academic libraries and K12 public school libraries: currently enrolled students, faculty and staff in addition to walk-in patrons or visiting scholars on all campus locations.
  • For Public libraries: library staff, registered users in addition to walk-in patrons while on-site.
  • For Libraries of clinical medicine as defined in chap. 13 TAC 8.1: current employees of the institution which is served by the library, registered users of the library and authorized on-site patrons of the libraries.

Eligibility information can be found here:

It is critical to understand that the TexShare databases are to be used solely for personal, non-commercial use.

More information about the program can be found at:

Also please visit the TCU Library Visitors and TexShare Patron Services page.

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