Online Digital Research, Curriculum, and Homework Tools

AISD subscribes to multiple online resources for students and staff to access from school and home. Click on icon to access specific databases. If you are an AISD student or teacher, you can access the usernames and passwords by clicking on the file below or you can also ask your campus librarian for log in information. 

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Grades 7-12 use only
American History, World History: Ancient Medieval Eras, and World History: Modern Era databases

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Grades 7-12 use only
Provides career exploration, information, and advising

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Grades PreK-12
Provides online access to all AISD library web catalogs.

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Grades K-12 
Provides cross-curriculum resource with reference books, atlas, magazines, health, science, history and careers

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Grades 9-12 use only
Provides interactive and multiple maps to complement social studies and geography curriculum

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Grades PreK-6 use only

Provides information on Animals, Biography, Earth & Science, and Social Studies

PreK-6 use only
Provides an online collection of talking animated picture-books

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Grades K-12
Provides multimedia encyclopedias for all levels plus a Spanish encyclopedia and access to Discover and Dramatic Learning
*The resources below are available through shared funding from the State Legislature, TSLAC, and AISD. 

Adam Matthew Digital Content: 
Adam Matthew - American Indian Histories and Cultures
Grades 6-12
Provides primary resources for American Indian Histories and Cultures
Adam Matthew - American West logo and link
Grades 6-12
Provides primary resources for the American West

Britannica Content:

Britannica Schools
Grades- All
Provides searchable encyclopedia and journal articles, images, videos, audios, curated primary sources with curriculum relevance, detailed maps, editor-recommended Web sites, learning games, a world atlas, and a wealth of how-to research tools.
  Britannica E-STAX logo
Grades - PreK-2
Nonfiction eBooks in English and Spanish

EBSCO eBook Content: 
Ebsco eBooks K-8 link 
Ebsco eBooks HS link
Ebsco eBooks History Link 
Ebsco ebooks Business link
Ebsco eBooks Academic link 
Ebsco eBook Education link

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Grades PreK-8 
Provides a multidisciplinary database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology Button and link
Educators - PreK-12

*The resources below are available through shared funding from the State Legislature, TSLAC, and AISD. 

Gale Content:
(Grades- All)
Artemis Link 
Biography In Context 
Educator Reference Complete
General One File Link 
Global Issues in Context 
GREENR link 
Health and Wellness Link 
Info Track Link 
Kids Infobits Link
Literature Resource Link 
National Geographic for Kids Link
Opposing ViewPoints in Context Link 
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center Link
Interactive Science Link 
Research In Context Link
Science in Context Link 
Twayne Link