Please note: Passwords for online databases cannot be shared online. Please contact Ms. Leventis (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you cannot access any of these resources from outside the CPS network.
SOAR - Library Catalog
This is one-stop shopping. See what books are available in the physical and digital libraries. Just type in keywords or title/author to search for great lit!
Kids Info Bits
For K-5 students. Features a graphic interface and age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content.
Curriculum-based educational videos on various topics are found here.
For multiple age levels--elementary, middle, and high school. This resource features millions of articles and images on various topics, and also has read-aloud capabilities for diverse learners.
NewsBank provides access to major newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Sun-Times
This is the Spanish language version of Britannica.
This resource provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators and a wealth of multimedia resources on K-12 books. Get reading!
Research in Context
This resource is primarily for middle school. You can access continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
For access to e-audiobooks, look no further! There is a selection of popular literature for grades K-8 that pair well with the physical book.