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TITLE 13CULTURAL RESOURCES
PART 1TEXAS STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 8TEXSHARE LIBRARY CONSORTIUM
RULE §8.2Purpose

The purpose of TexShare is to assist libraries across the state:

  (1) to improve the availability of library resources in all communities;

  (2) to promote the future health and well-being of the citizenry and enhance quality teaching and research excellence at institutions of higher education through the efficient exchange of information and the sharing of library resources;

  (3) to maximize the effectiveness of library expenditures by enabling libraries to share staff expertise and to share library resources in print and in an electronic form, including books, journals, technical reports, and databases;

  (4) to increase the intellectual productivity of customers at the participating institutions by emphasizing access to information rather than ownership of documents and other information sources; and

  (5) to facilitate joint purchasing agreements for purchasing information services and encourage cooperative research and development of information technologies.


Source Note: The provisions of this §8.2 adopted to be effective June 24, 1998, 23 TexReg 6436; amended to be effective December 9, 2001, 26 TexReg 9845; amended to be effective April 8, 2010, 35 TexReg 2742

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