The eCUIP Digital Library
Check out collections on topics such as Chicago history, the Middle East, astronomy, Ancient Egypt, the Science Fair, and more.  Don't find what you need?  Let us know what resources would help you in the classroom and eCUIP staff can work with you to add these resources to the collection! 

Designed and built to support classroom instruction and independent student research in the Chicago Public Schools, the eCUIP Digital Library provides CPS teachers and students access to high-quality, web-based educational resources via an easy-to-use web site.  The digital library is freely accessible from any internet-capable computer.  

Digital Library resources include:

  • Original content created or digitized by University of Chicago scholars and professionals in collaboration with CPS educators.
  • Subscription databases with content and interface designed specifically for use by student learners provided by CPS Department of Libraries and Information Services.
  • Subscription-based content donated by the University of Chicago Library.
  • Links to free, educational web sites that are easy to use and appropriate for student learners.


For access to lesson plans log into to and use your CTU ID:  ctu and the password: local1.  For further information, contact Christie Thomas, Assistant Director, eCUIP at 773.702.1683


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