Welcome to the Chicago Public Schools Integrated Library System. Bringing together print and electronic materials for students, teachers and families who are seeking online access to resources.
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. Click here to access the eBook and database password document using your CPS credentials. (en Español). Charter Schools - Request a copy.
Provides subscriber access to over 30 databases for children and adults, including JuniorQuest Magazines; ProQuest Newspapers; SIRS Discoverer; Spanish-language databases; and WorldBook.
Chicago Collections' free, centralized, web-based search engine and record-finding tool on Chicago's history and culture. Users are able to locate or access over 100,000 maps, photos, and letters held at member institutions throughout the Chicago area.
The PBS Learning Media site will help you navigate your students through the various resources developed by PBS & WGBH Educational Foundation. Teachers can create their own learning pathways, complete with quizzes and storyboards.
Free online resource for American history. Digital collection includes more than 8 million primary source materials, including historic maps, documents, audio and video.