The IDEA Project

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Students, teachers, and staff in the CHCCS district can use their school ID number to access all library resources. The IDEA project lets users do everything they can do with a regular library card – log in to research databases, check out print and audio books, and download digital materials – using a familiar number.


Common Questions

 

Called the IDEA Project because a school ID number gives Easy Access to library resources, the project is part of a national movement to connect K-12 students with public library resources in order to better support school success.  In 2016, the Mayor of Chapel Hill and CHCCS School Superintendent signed on to a national challenge to implement programs like these in communities across the country.