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 If you have submitted an application previously and wish to continue the application process with East Central ISD, please log on to the AppliTrack system  to submit a new application.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Personnel office at 210-648-7861.
East Central Library Services

Library Media Services
Creating effective users of ideas and information

The mission of the East Central Library Media Program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.

This mission is accomplished:
  • by providing intellectual and physical access to materials in various format;
  • by providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing and using information and ideas;
  • by working with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of individual students.
Texquest Databases

Thanks to the Texas Congress, all students and families in Texas have access to amazing, reliable online resources.  Most articles can be translated into different languages including Spanish and French.
See your campus librarian for passwords.

All Available Databases
 
All Level Databases
   
Power Search
Searches multiple databases
General One File
A one-stop source for news and
periodical articles on a wide range of topics
Elementary Databases
 
   
Kids Infobits
​A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics
National Geographic Kids
Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before
Middle School Databases
   
Student Resource Center - Junior
Covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more
Infotrac Newstand
​A one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives
High School Databases
   
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues
Spanish Databases
(most databases offer translations in multiple languages)
 
Informe Academico
Esta colección multidisciplinaria provee material iberoamericano confiable de carácter académico, científico y de interés general.


 
Files
 Book Trailer Program
Entry Form, Storyboard, Rubric, and other basic information for creating a a book trailer.
 Rutgers Study on School Libraries.pdf
A recent two-phase study by Rutgers University's Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) found that an effective school library not only impacts student achievement positively, it lifts a school's entire educational climate.

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