FREE Database Access

Ector County Library provides FREE access to following databases. Giving you a range of information at your fingertips. If you have any questions, problems or need passwords please call us at 332-0633 ext 4001.

Texas Share Database

The TexShare Database Program provides a wealth of electronic database resources to over 700 public, academic, and libraries of clinical medicine throughout the state These electronic databases are powerful research tools available 24 hours a day in the homes or offices of registered patrons of Ector County Library. They provide full-text articles from journals, newspapers, magazines, and many other sources. Entire books can be read online. Database topics include homework help for students, health information, business information, biography and genealogy, as well as literature and archival information.

Chilton Library

Represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of Access database with your Ector County Library Card number. year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years plus additional coverage of specialty modes. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

Ancestry.com

Ready to discover your family story? Ancestry.com is a great place to start. Full access to this database is only available from inside the library at this time. So come on in and see what you can discover.

Learning Express Library

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of the Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks and information you need to achieve the results you want – at school, at work, or in life. Practice test for Academic (ACT, SAT, TASP, etc), Civil Service (Police Officer, Border Patrol, etc), EMS, Firefighter, GED, Law Enforcement, and Military (ASVAB) are just a few offered. Check out their site to see more of what they have to offer.

Health Reference Center Academic

Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in Info Trac’s award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

INFOTRAC NEWSLETTER

Info Trac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally a one-stop source for the day’s news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With Info Trac Newsstand you can search a collection of more then 1,000 newspapers.

Register to Vote

To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. Get your application here.

Library Hours
Monday & Tuesday 9:30am-8:00pm
Wednesday – Saturday 9:30am-5:30pm
Closed Sundays

Ector County Library
321 West 5th Street
Odessa, Texas 79761
Phone: (432) 332-0633
Fax: (432) 337-6502
webmaster@ector.lib.tx.us