Career Cruising

Career Cruising (link is external) is online career guidance and planning system. The password is posted on the CHS campus.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook (link is external) is a free online database of job and career planning information published by the U.S. Department of Labor.

World Book Encyclopedia Online

World Book Encyclopedia Online (link is external) provides general information on a wide-range of topics. Research tools include dictionary, atlas, and local and country research guides. The database is password protected. The password is posted on the CHS campus.

Urbana Free Library's Local History Online

Urbana Free Library's Local History Online (link is external) Gives you access to search for information on Champaign County history and genealogy. No library card number or password is necessary to search this free database.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

New York Public Library Digital Gallery (link is external) is free and open online access to hundreds of thousands of digital images.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library (link is external) provides an optimized experience for searching and discovering information.


Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context (link is external) ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers researchers to analyze and understand important issues of the modern world.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (link is external) covers today's hottest issues from immigration to capital punishment.



PowerSearch (link is external)

Student Resources in Context

Student Resources in Context merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. (​link is external)

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context is designed to support U.S. history studies and provides an overview of our nation's past, covering the most studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. (​link is external)

oxford icon (link is external)

The Oxford African American Studies Center (AASC) provides students, scholars and librarians with online access to the finest reference resources in African American studies.