Northside ISD Online Databases

No passwords are required to access the databases from a NISD computer unless otherwise noted. 
For home access, contact your campus librarian or Library Services (397-8190) for logins and passwords.

Books & Beyond, a quarterly webazine,
highlights campus library happenings

Discovery Education Streaming

Streaming video and images
(User ID & password required for all access)

EBSCO Databases


  • K-8 and HS e-Book Collection
  • NoveList and Novelist K-8 Plus
  • Points of View Reference Center
  • English Language Learner
  • Biography Reference Center

Library Catalog

Northside ISD Library Holdings


Educational search engine of over 180,000 online resources selected by educators to be safe, age-appropriate, & relevant

Northside ISD Digital Library

Access to downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and music 24/7 for all students and NISD staff (requires login; staff logon with employee number including the "e;" students logon with student ID number preceded by an "s.")


CultureGrams (in-depth reports covering 200+ countries); ProQuest (periodicals, newspapers, medical, professional, images); and SIRS Knowledge Source (SIRS Issues Researcher)
Remote Access: log in and click on "My Products Page"


A database of instructional materials to bring books and authors to life!

World Book Encyclopedia Online

Encyclopedia, web links, Spanish Encyclopedia, text to speech, translations; includes Dramatic Learning as well as Early World of Learning for young learners.