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Online Library Resources

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Access Mesquite ISD Library Digital Resources with a Single Login

Access the Online Portal

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                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.

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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 in Context Elementary
  • 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

Streaming videos, learning games, interactive lessons, infographics, and more

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 (written specifically for ages 11- 25)

Find stories & PSA videos written by students about each topic in Teen Health & Wellness.

Library Teacher Resources Folder
  • GALE Educator's Reference 
  • GALE Professional Collection
  • GALE Virtual Library
  • TeachingBooks.net