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Access Mesquite ISD Library Digital Resources with a Single Login

Access the Online Portal

      Access the Online Portal

Students and staff can access all library digital resources both at home and at school with a single login through the district portal. These premium digital resources are provided by Mesquite ISD and the state of Texas.

Parent Information: How to Access the Portal

Instructions in English

Instructions in Spanish

Questions or problems accessing a resource? Contact Emma McDonald with Library Services.

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Database One-Pagers

Print & use these database one-pagers as a reference for the classroom.

Parent Toolkit Videos from NBC Learn

Wondering what to do about that sleepless toddler or distracted teen? Looking for interviewing or other professional tips and ideas? Take a look at our collection of parent and family toolkit videos in English and in Spanish to get helpful ideas and tips on parenting and family life. Click on the links below to access.

NBC Learn Parent Toolkit Videos (English)

Videos de NBC Learn Parent Toolkit (en español)

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Library Resources in the Portal

What will I find in each Library folder on the Portal?

Library Find a Book folder
  • Digital Library
  • Library Online Catalog
  • EBSCO Ebooks
  • Tumblebooks
  • National Geographic Kids
  • Britannica Fundamentals (PreK)
Library Find Information Folder
  • Britannica Encyclopedias (Elem & Middle)
  • GALE Kids Infobits
  • PebbleGo
  • GALE Middle School
  • SIRS Discoverer
Library Career and Testing Folder
  •  EBSCO Learning Express (Test prep for STAAR, SAT, ACT, AP, GRE, Career Certifications & Tests)
  • InfoBase Ferguson's Career Guidance Center (Career Interest Survey, Job Finder Tool, Career resources, etc.)
Library General Research Folder
  • Britannica High School
  • GALE News
  • GALE High School Edition
  • GALE In Context HS
  • GALE Academic OneFile
  • GALE General OneFile
  • GALE Opposing Viewpoints
  • GALE Informe Academico (Spanish News)
Library Images and Music Folder
  • Britannica ImageQuest
  • Soundzabound 

Free images & sounds to use for projects.

Library Videos Folder
  •  Learn360
  • NBCLearn

Streaming videos, clips, and interactive activities

Library CTE Folder
  •  Chilton's Automotive Library
  • EBSCO Education Ebooks
Library Geography and Cultures Folder
  •  ABC-CLIO World Geography
  • CultureGrams (Countries & States)
Library History Folder
  • InfoBase American History
  • InfoBase Ancient & Medieval History
  • InfoBase Modern World History
Library Literary Research Folder
  • GALE Literary Sources
  • GALE LitFinder

Find full-text short stories, plays, poems, critical analysis essays, and more

Library Science and Health Folder
  • GALE Environmental Studies
  • GALE Science in Context
  • GALE Health & Wellness
  • Teen Health & Wellness
Library Teacher Resources Folder
  • GALE Educator's Reference 
  • GALE Professional Collection
  • GALE Virtual Library
  • TeachingBooks.net