Resources for Teachers
The University of Chicago has purchased access for all faculty and staff to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post online. Click here to learn how to set up your accounts.
Search for items in Lab's professional collection (call numbers beginning with P), located in the faculty reading room, or for adult fiction or nonfiction for your own reading.
Search the U of C Libraries for books or resources for your own research.
Use this pathfinder to access the U of C's electronic resources in the field of education.
The Chicago Public Library has rich resources not only for personal reading, but special collections in a wide variety of Chicago history topics.
Enjoy Education Week and access to high-quality content that scales the depth and breadth of education from classrooms to capitol buildings, for veteran administrators and first-year teachers alike.
A hub for teachers, other faculty, and administrators to find resources for professional development, including peer-reviewed articles, research reports, and more. Searches ERIC and EBSCO's Professional Development collection database. You will need your Lab Google credentials to Log in.
Maps, manuscripts, photographs, and other primary sources tell the story of topics from the Crusades to the Great Migration — selected by educators, with essays and discussion questions for use in the humanities classroom.
The Newberry Library of Chicago is an independent research library, open to the public, with an enormous collection of resources related to the humanities.
The materials collected by the WDL from libraries, archives, museums, educational institutions, and international organizations around the world, make it possible to discover, study, and enjoy cultural treasures and significant historical documents including books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, journals, prints and photographs, sound recordings, and films.