Welcome to the Eduardo Mata Media Center!Library Tools and Resources
Dallas ISD Online Catalog
Mata Library Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is available online through any school or home computer by clicking here.
From the Library PAC, students and parents may see what books are available in either the Mata library or any DISD library. Students may also view what books they have currently checked out, place requests, and renew any books they have checked out by visiting the "Patron Record" link and entering their student ID# and pin number.
Online Encyclopedias and Databases
Dallas ISD provides all of its families with access to many databases to assist students in research. Many of them can be accessed through the PAC link above. We are also pleased to have access to WorldBook Kids encyclopedia online as well as Encyclopedia Britannica online. Please click here for DISD Database information.
Would you like to check out books for your family?Have you thought about checking books out for yourself?Would you like to access all of the district's libraries and databases?Would you like to help your children with their homework and projects?If so, you can become a patron of the Mata Media Center. Come visit the library and tell us you'd like to check out books, audiobooks and movies, just like your children do!
We recycle. You can help!
The library participates in Funding Factory's recycling program! You can help by bringing used electronics, toner/ink cartridges, and cell phones. You can find the list of items we accept here.All items you bring in are shipped free to Funding Factory, and our school earns points. We use those points to help us buy extra materials for use with students. We appreciate your help with our program... and the environment!Thanks for your support!!!
Board Policy - Collection Development
Review Board Policy for DISD Libraries Collection Development standards here.