• Dallas ISD Online Resources

    Most databases accessed within the district network do not require a username/password. When accessing from home you will be directed to a Proxy login screen. Students: username is your student ID #, password is the last four digits of your student ID#. Staff: Username is your staff ID #, use a leading 1, 10 or 100 to make 7 digits if necessary, password is the last four digits of your staff ID # as the password for access. 

    Online Resource Guides - Elementary Updated 3.30.20

    Online Resource Guides - Elementary En Español updated 3.30.20

    Online Resource Guides - Secondary Updated 3.30.20

    Online Resource Guides - Secondary En Español updated 3.30.20

    Parents/Guardians, Students and Teachers, please click on the links above if you need additional information on accessing our resources!




    BrainPop, BrainPop Jr., BrainPop Espanol,

    BrainPop Francais

    Access educational animated movies for grades K-5 to explain concepts in a voice and visual style that is accessible and entertaining to both children and adults. Also includes interactive quizzes and games, comic strips and experiments. 
    Username/Password: See your librarian
    Also available in Clever

    Tex_Quest   Encyclopedia Britannica
    Search Level-Appropriate Reference Articles, Journals and Magazines, the Web's Best Sites, Multimedia, and Curriculum Content.

    Tex_Quest Britannica Escolar Online
    Provides a Spanish Elementary Encyclopedia with 2,000 articles, images, Spanish-language videos, and Spanish Learning Materials specifically designed for younger students.

    Capstone Interactive library
    Capstone Interactive Library (CIL) enhanced eBooks are interactive, browser-based, digital books that feature easy navigation tools and enhanced content that supports readers of all types and ages.
    Check with your librarian to see if your campus has a subscription.

     Clip Art ETC
    Provides students and teachers with over 71,500 pieces of quality educational clipart. Every illustration comes with a choice of image size as well as complete source information for proper citations in school projects. All images are appropriate for classroom use. You'll find no advertisements, pop-ups, or inappropriate links here.  A friendly license allows teachers and students to use up to 50 free clipart items in a single, non-commercial, school project without further permission.

    Provides basic facts and figures with local perspectives on more than 200 countries, detailing daily life and culture, including history, customs, and lifestyles
    Newspaper in Education
    Dallas Newspaper In Education (NIE)
    Dallas Morning News has a free, complete, online newspaper for students and staff of Dallas ISD.  Access the newspaper 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Teachers sign-up for NIE for FREE!

    Browse our extensive collection of eBooks in our District. All are compatible with web enabled devices. If prompted, use your student ID number as your username and the last four digits of your ID number as your password. Happy Reading!

        Tex      Learn360

    Over 153,000 multimedia resources for K-12 students including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio titles, articles, activities, worksheets, interactives, and Spanish-language content

    Tex LearningExpress
    Help students and adult learners improve skills required for academic and career success. Our LearningExpress platforms provide a comprehensive selection of educational resources—including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, articles and e-books—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.
    Registration and Access:
    All users must click “Register” and create a personal account. The user will confirm their institution by providing their name, email address, and by creating a password. These are required fields. The email address will become the username and will also be used for password reset, if needed. After registration, all returning users simply enter their username and password in the “Sign in to Your Account” section in the lower right corner of the landing page.

Ebsco Host Research Database


Select your school from the drop down list
EBSCO Host Research Databases offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for K-12 students including Explora, Literary School Reference Center, Science Reference Center.


Accessing from home requires a second authentication password. See your Librarian for assistance.

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Including Academic OneFile, Science In Context, Informe Academico, and many more. Gale Virtual Reference Library offers you an online collection of premier reference eBooks. You can search a single eBook or across your library's entire eBook collection. This database also includes ASCDs collection of professional eBooks.

  • Handbook of Texas Online
    The Handbook of Texas Online
    The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association.
    Digital Archive of 356 African American video oral history interviews is available online for the first time on a test basis to registered users. This archive includes 16243 stories from over 833 hours of video.

    International Children's Digital Library
    International Children's Digital Library
    The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world.

    Is there a book you loved and would like to read more just like it?  Are you looking for lesson ideas preparing a book study
    tex Sirs

    SIRS Discoverer
    Is 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.

    SIRS Discoverer - How to access En Español 

    Tex_Quest   TBlogo
    TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Hear books read by the author, listen to the author talk about their books,  view book guides, and lesson plans.

     USHM US Holocaust Memorial Museum Database The database contains thousands of fully cataloged lists and other name sources. 
    Worldbook Encyclopedia
    Tap into online homework help you can trust. World Book information follows school curriculum.  World book includes Dramatic Learning (plays and readers’ theater), Science Power, Discoveries and Inventions, and Early World of Learning (nursery rhymes, songs, & games for Pre-K and K). 
    Also available in Clever