Library Databases
The following databases are provided by Chicago Public Schools for all students, teachers and administrators in the district. These databases which can be used both at school and at home are accessed with a special password login. Download the login information at http://goo.gl/sDARDt with your CPS login.
Databases
Student Resources in Context - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cps?db=SUIC Student Resources in Context: A fully integrated database for high school containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, essays, critical analyses, full-text coverage of over 1,000 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and audio and video clips.

Content: Health, Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: High School
Student Resource Center - Junior - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cps?db=SRC-4 Student Resource Center - Junior: The middle school version of Student Resource Center-Gold.




Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: Middle School
Kids InfoBits - http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cps?db=ITKE Kids InfoBits: For K-5 students. Features a visually graphic interface, a topic tree search and age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content.



Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Elementary
NewsBank - http://www.infoweb.newsbank.com/ NewsBank: Chicago Sun-Times (1986 to present) and America's News Magazines, major news magazines covering current events in science, politics, foreign policy and more.

Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Britannica - http://school.eb.com Britannica: In addition to millions of articles on as many topics, this online encyclopedia includes Internet links, journal and magazine articles, teacher resources, timelines, dictionary and atlas resources. Select the appropriate grade level.

Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: Pre-K/K, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Encyclopedia Universal en Espanol - http://www.spanish.eb.com/ See above
Encyclopedia Universal en Espanol: Our subscription includes Britannica's Spanish language version.


Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: Pre-K/K, Elementary, Middle School, High School
OCLC First Search - http://firstsearch.oclc.org/ First Search: Professional and educational magazine and journal articles. Includes ERIC , WorldCat , Article-First , and others.

Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: High School
TeachingBooks.net - http://teachingbooks.net/home/ TeachingBooks.net: provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators and a wealth of multimedia resources on K-12 books that generate enthusiasm for books and reading.

Content: Language Arts, Social Studies, Arts
Grade Level: Pre-K/K, Elementary, Middle School, High School
NBC Learn - http://cps.nbclearn.com/ NBC Learn: Access thousands of high-quality archival, original, and currents events videos from NBC LEARN K-12 for use in classroom instruction, student projects, and homework.






Content: Social Sciences, Language Arts, Science, Math, Arts, and Health & Wellness
Grade Level: Elementary, Middle School, High School

Terms of Service
Students who would like to register to use the site should do so at home with a parent/guardian. There is no need to register to use the site's basic functionality.
Encyclopedia of Chicago - http://encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org Encyclopedia of Chicago: Free, comprehensive reference source of Chicago history.






CPL - http://www.chipublib.org/ CPL: Provides subscriber access to over 30 databases for children and adults, including JuniorQuest Magazines; ProQuest Newspapers; SIRS Discoverer; Spanish-language databases; and WorldBook.


e CUIP Digital Libraary - http://ecuip.lib.uchicago.edu e CUIP Digital Library: Reference and reading materials specially created in support of the CPS curriculum for teachers and students.



The History Makers - http://thehistorymakers.com The History Makers: Free online source for African American biographies, history, timelines, events.



Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov Library of Congress: Free online resource for American history. Digital collection includes more than 8 million primary source materials, including historic maps, documents, audio and video.