Helpful Tools

Use the helpful tools below to discover and access information covering a wide range of subject areas.

OneSearch provides simple, one-stop searching for books, e-Books, videos, articles, digital media and more. Start your research by entering keywords in the search box. Sign in with your MyLEO ID and password (student) or domain login credentials (faculty/staff) to view a complete list of results.

Access 255,000+ online trade, professional and scholarly journals and popular magazines. Search for a journal by title or browse the collection by subject.

Use the databases to find articles in journals, magazines, newspapers, books, streaming media and more. Browse the alphabetical list of databases or browse the databases by subject and type. Access to the databases is limited to current students, faculty and staff at A&M-Commerce.

Access 1.2 million print books, eBooks and government documents covering a wide range of academic subject areas. Access to the print collection is available during operating hours. Ask us if you need help finding or reaching a book on the shelves.

The database resources listed below provide direct access to the library’s e-books.

Your professor or the library may have placed a select group of textbooks and library books on reserve for two hours for library use only. Check the catalog by entering the title in the search box or ask about course reserves at the library information desk.

Course Reading Lists (Leganto) is a tool provided by the library that allows faculty/instructors to create and share reading lists with their students using the D2L learning management system.

  • For students: Log in to D2L, access your course and look for “course reading list” or similar text.
  • For faculty: Contact Sarah Northam, Director of Research and Instruction at 903.886.5721 for more information about this service.

Located on the fourth floor, University Archives contains books, manuscripts, photographs, maps, serial publications, oral histories and artifacts related to the history of A&M-Commerce and the counties that comprise Northeast Texas, including Bowie, Camp, Cass, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Lamar, Morris, Rains, Red River and Titus.

The University History section of the University Archives includes archives and records created by individuals and groups from its founding as East Texas Normal College in 1889 to the present day. Significant collections include:

  • University Photograph Collection
  • The East Texan campus newspaper
  • The Locust Yearbook
  • University Presidents' Office Papers

Digital Commons is an open-access online collection that facilitates the global discovery of scholarly and creative works created by faculty, staff and students at A&M-Commerce. Contact Sarah Northam, director of Research and Instruction, at 903.886.5721 for additional information.

When prompted, log in with your MyLEO ID and password to access library resources from off campus. Faculty and staff will log in with their domain credentials. Access is limited to current students, faculty and staff at A&M-Commerce.

If you are having problems with one of the library's online resources, please let us know so we can help you.

Suggest a Purchase

Is there a book, DVD, streaming video or music CD that you think Waters Library should own? Let us know. Complete the form on the Suggest A Purchase page. Please check OneSearch to verify that we do not already own the item.

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  • Velma K. Waters Library
  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75428-3011

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