CHS Library

Library Materials

In your library:

External LinkOnline Library Catalog - search for BOOKS and VIDEOS from all TCAPS schools

External LinkBrilliant Books - Online book fair featuring diverse authors. 

Download to your personal device:

External LinkTCAPS Virtual Library - search for E-BOOKS and AUDIOBOOKS to download Login with your regular school username and password.

Research Databases

To access databases from home, use the password "school".

Power search all of our databases and the Michigan eLibrary at onceExternal LinkPowerSearch  Power search ALL of our databases and the Michigan eLibrary at once


GaleExternal LinkGale E-Books  Search thousands of digitized reference books 


Click to visit the Gale Academic OneFile siteExternal LinkAcademic OneFile  Discover a comprehensive collection of authoritative periodicals and scholarly journals

Gale-Opposing-Views-in-Context-IconExternal LinkOpposing Viewpoints in Context  Current issues in the news, magazine, journals and more 

GaleExternal LinkWorld History in Context  History through primary sources, articles & reference 

Gale U.S. History in Context link and thumbnailExternal LinkU.S. History in Context Significant people, events and topics in U.S. history

External LinkExplora for High School

External LinkAcademic Search Complete

External LinkMichigan eLibrary

External LinkPros and Cons  Find your issue and information to support both sides

External  Portal to federal and state government documents, statistics, laws, etc.

External LinkNational Archives  Governmental records of all kinds, from artwork and literary manuscripts to military records and pensions