Our libraries strive to promote reading and ensure that students and staff are effective users of information enabling them to be lifelong learners.

Salina Zambrano, District Librarian

Erica Lugo, Library Aide

Give us a call at (361)776-2712

IHS Virtual Library

The library may be closed physically, but we have created an online library for you. Please use this link to view our library links and resources, as well as Book Check Out Form to be able to check out books from the library

Surpass Safari
Looking for a good book? Click the link above to search the IHS Library Collection!

Bibliography Help: Easy Bib
The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker.

Del Mar Dual Credit Databases:
Databases from Del Mar College for Dual Credit Students. 

Ingleside Public Library
Click the link above for hours of operation and programs!

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OVERDRIVE: Enjoy thousands of popular and best-selling eBooks and audio books free from your school library. Available to students & parents, faculty & staff on any device. For desktops, click the icon above. For devices, download the free OverDrive Media Console APP from iTunes or Google Play. Stop by the library or email Mrs. Zambrano, your District Librarian, for help with login information or other assistance.

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Click the icons below to access TexQuest digital resources! Stop by the library or email Mrs. Zambrano, your District Librarian, for login information.

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Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on popular vehicles, with information on actual tear-downs in easy to follow step-by-step procedures

Newspapers and Magazines. Choose one of the resources above to access magazine & newspaper articles, academic journal articles, images & videos.

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Encyclopedias and magazine articles. Primary sources. Images, videos, lesson plans.
ELA Resources.

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Literary content integrates with subject indexing for a full research experience.

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Reference Sources for Research. Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

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Social Studies/Science Content. Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources. Physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development.

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Non-fiction eBooks. 5 different collections to download or read online.

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Health and Science Content. Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Over 700 videos from Healthology, Inc.'s consumer health video library.

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Spanish and Portuguese ~ Latin America
Esta colección multidisciplinaria provee material iberoamericano confiable de carácter académico, científico y de interés general. Abarca temas tan variados como política, historia, economía, humanidades, ciencias de la salud, filosofía, literatura, ciencia, tecnología y más. INFORME incluye publicaciones de 14 países así como los periódicos más importantes de la región.

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Information and opinions on today's hottest social issues.Continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Science Resources.
Newspaper and magazine articles, academic journal articles, images and videos.

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A Broad Range of Topics on People, Places, and Events.
Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links as well as vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers


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Premier reference sources in the field of education.
The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. Button

Take a Video Tour.
Meet-the-Author, movies, book readings, lesson plans, book lists, reading lists, sharing tools.


Full-text eBook Collections. Early Reader, Earth Science, Life Science. English Language Learners.

Learn letters, words, numbers. sounds, time, geography, and more!

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Learn about people, places, & things. Search animal groups, use an atlas, explore countries, hobbies, & so much more!

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Magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

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Full-text eBooks. Magazine, news, reference book articles. Images, websites, interactive learning games.

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