Take advantage of the following free Online Databases for all CPS Students: Username: cps Password: cps
Student Resources in Context: Offers contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places and events. Includes authoritative reference content, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source.
Research in Context: Offers middle school students primary source documents from the American Journey series: Award-winning references including overviews and critical essays; biographies, multimedia features and much more.
Kids InfoBits: Offers K-5 students an easy to use graphic interface including a topic tree search and age appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content.
Britannica School: Provides millions of articles on as many topics. Includes Internet links, magazine articles, teacher resources, timelines and more. Select the appropriate grade level.
Britannica Spanish Reference Center: Britannica School's Spanish language version.
NewsBank: Chicago Sun-Times (1986 to present), and major news magazines covering current events in science, politics, foreign policy, and more.
Teaching Books.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.
Encyclopedia of Chicago: Free, comprehensive reference source of Chicago history.
The History Makers: Free online source for African American biographies, history, timelines, events.
eCUIP Digital Library: Reference and reading materials specially created in support of the CPS curriculum for teachers and students.
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.