Library Media Center
Certified Library Media Specialist: Bryn Mutch, MLS,
CT. eResource Advisory Board, CT. Digital Library Advisory Board, UConn ECE Affiliate
CHS Library Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:20 am - 2:50 pm
Tuesday, Thursday 7:20am-2:50 pm
Research / Database Links
The following databases provide a wealth of information for research projects. They can be used at school and at home, but require user names and passwords. Visit the library and pick up directions.
Access via G suite --> Sign in with 'cpsctg.org' Google account --> Select 'I have an existing Google account' --> Enter username and password --> 'Create new account' --> Select "I am a student" --> Update profile
Use researchIT CT (formerly iConn.org) for reference, magazine and newspaper resources. At home the password is the barcode number on the back of your public library card.
Use these websites for information on US geography, American government and history, world history and social issues.
Use Opposing Viewpoints for reference, magazine, journal and newspaper articles on social/political issues.
Click on "EBSCO eBook Mobile." Cross-curricular database featuring searchable full text for more than 8,500 nonfiction titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more. Download the app.
38 popular titles including back issues. Magazines are downloadable and printable; download the app.
Films Media Group's best high school-level video content spanning the core subject areas. The Master Curriculum Collection, with 9,300 titles / 120,300 segments, includes:
- Business and Economics
- Social Studies
- Health and Nutrition
- Literature and Language Arts
- Science and Mathematics
- Family and Guidance
- Visual and Performing Arts
- Archival Films and Newsreels.