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 7:20 am-4:00 pm
Click on the link below to use the CHS library catalog to search for books, eBooks, and downloadable audiobooks. Log in using your PowerSchool username and password.
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 usernames and passwords. Click on the link below for passwords/ instructions to access the databases, or visit the library to find out more.
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 for reference, magazine and newspaper resources. Log in once at school using your 'cpsctg.org' Google account to be able to access seamlessly at home.
Use these websites for information on US geography, American government and history, world history and social issues. Use the 'Passwords' link above for access instructions.
Use Opposing Viewpoints for reference, magazine, journal and newspaper articles on social/political issues.
Best book source for most research topics. 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. Sign in with your 'cpsctg.org' Google account.
38 popular titles including back issues. Magazines are downloadable and printable; download the app. Sign in with your 'cpsctg.org' Google account.
Films Media Group's best high school-level video content spanning the core subject areas. Use the 'transcript' button to read text from the videos as an easy addition to your research, and the citations are provided for you. YouTube can't do that! 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.