• Research Resources

    Research Resources

     
     
    Destiny Online Catalog
    Destiny - Online Catalog
    Search our online catalog to find books and other resources available at Daniel Intermediate School as well as other schools in Duncanville ISD.

    BrainPop
    BrainPop
    Provides curriculum-based content including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health, Art and Engineering Technology. BrainPOP currently features more than 500 animated movies. Each movie is supported by activities such as a quiz, comic strip, experiment and other printable worksheets.

    Britannica School Britannica School
    Challenging content and unique features support students. Encyclopedia content, magazine articles, multi-media, and primary source documents with each search are continually updated.

    Britannica Spanish Britannica Escolar
    Over 50,000 articles plus 4,200 images. Complete with a dictionary, atlas, and timelines, it’s the perfect resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

    EBSCO eBooks
    EBSCO eBooks
    The eBook K-8 Collection contains nearly 11,000 full-text books (fiction and non-fiction) across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools.

    explora  
    Explora
    You can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

    Spanish Informe Academico icon
    Informe Academico
    Proporciona acceso a peridicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre America Latina.

    Kids InfoBits icon
    Kids Infobits 
    Kids InfoBits features a visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

    National Geographic Kids
    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. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

    Gale Research in Context icon Research in Context
    Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
     
    SIRS Discoverer
    SIRS Discoverer
    A multidisciplinary resource for K-8, including content from over 2,200 sources and 9,000 integrated educational websites.

    Advanced Research


    Gale Academic OneFile icon
    Academic OneFile 
    Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
     
    Gale General OneFile icon
    General OneFile
    General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.

    Gale InfoTrac Newsstand icon Newsstand
    InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

    Science in Context
    Science in Context
    Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. (Grades 6-12)

    Gale Student Resources in Context Student Resources in Context
    An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

    Teacher Resources


    Safari Montage
    Safari Montage
    Safari Montage provides a digital learning platform which includes high-quality streaming content. Includes videos, lessons, images and other resources.

    Gale Educator's Reference Complete
    Educator's Reference Center
    Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.