Would you like to recommend a resource for Tenn-Share to investigate?  Complete this form and we'll take a look!

Pages containing pricing or trials are limited to members only.  Click on the links to see information about each database.
For access to those pages, if you do not have a Member Account, you may create one by using the Membership Application.  

NEW Database discount group offers and interest forms

Databases - each page lists the description, databases available, discount, and subscription cycle - How to Promote Database Trials


*Libraries may join (be grandfathered into) these groups. If there is no asterisk* assume that only new subscriptions qualify for the discount.
Remember that a small Tenn-Share surcharge will be added to the provided pricing. See surcharge schedule.

VPATs (Voluntary Product Accessbility Templates) for databases

Send suggestions to Tenn-Share for new databases  

Interest forms and trials

The Tenn-Share Electronic Resources Committee (TSERC) review database offers and recommend products for negotiation. Do you want to get involved with the selection process?

In an effort to better coordinate our activities, TSERC has established the following timeline for group discounts and offers.
Spring purchases (contract start July 1)
Nov 1-Mar 15   TSERC considers various products
Feb 1-Apr 15   Negotiations with vendors/let member libraries know the products being worked on
Mar 15-Apr 15   Pricing/discounts offers to member libraries:
June 15   Order Deadline
July 1      Contract start

Fall purchases (contract start Jan 1)
May 1-Sept 30  TSERC considers various products
Aug 1-Oct 30  Negotiations with vendors/let member libraries know the products being worked on
Sep 30-Oct 30   Pricing/discounts offers to member libraries:
Dec 10  Order Deadline
Jan 1    Contract start

The Executive Director is responsible for communicating with vendors to set up trials, secure discounts, and negotiate pricing, chairing TSERC, and for communicating this information to the members.  Suggestions for additional databases are always welcome.  Usual office hours (Central time) are:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.