Parents & Community

Online Portal:

Access ALL Digital Resources Here

Did you know your teen has access to premium digital resources to help them succeed in school? The Mesquite ISD Libraries provide access to many different sites and tools through the online portal. Take some time to look through these resources with your children. Your teen can log on to the portal with their school username & password.

Check out the recommended digital resources for each grade level in the "Learning in the Library" section.

Digital Library:

Access Ebooks

Did you know that Mesquite ISD parents can also check out books from the MISD Digital Library through Overdrive? Use your Skyward username & password to login. Having trouble? Contact your librarian to set up a new parent patron card.

All students and parents can check out up to 2 ebooks that can be read using the free Overdrive app on any mobile device or computer.

What Resources Should I Suggest?

Finding Information

Why Use Library Digital Resources?

A list of research resources by subject area can be found on the Research Resources page for students. Below are three general research resources that can be useful for students when looking up facts and figures for a school project.

Mesquite ISD Library Services purchases a subscription to a wide variety of online research resources for students to use. These paid digital resources are already evaluated to be credible sources of information so that students do not need to spend extra time evaluating and can instead confidently find the information they need.

Find reference articles, biographies, news articles, magazines articles, videos, audio, and images about a wide variety of topics with just a single search.

Find articles, videos, and pictures about animals, biographies, the world, sports, science, and more.

Find articles, videos, and pictures about animals, biographies, the world, sports, science, and more in Spanish.

Creating Projects:

Get rights-free images including pictures and clipart you can use in any school project.

Get rights-free sounds including sound effects and background music you can use in any school project

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