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

General 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 LinkReference Library - Virtual Edition  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 

Historical Research Databases

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 LinkMichigan Electronic  Library  Michigan's collection of online resources, select DATABASES to find articles

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 LinkLibrary of Congress  Access primary documents of all kinds: photos, letters, music, maps, interviews,etc.

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