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About SOAR (Seeking Online Access to Resources):

SOAR is your library catalog of books!


SOAR is the Chicago Public Schools' Integrated Library System. SOAR offers centralized, web-based access to the Foreman library OPAC and allows for integrated searching of print and electronic resources (at Foreman AND system-wide).

SOAR:
  • Allows for easy searching and quick item retrieval of materials in the Foreman library collection.
  • Can be accessed on any computer with internet access (in school and from home).
  • Allows students and staff access to e-books easily downloaded on most electronic devises.
  • Maintains student fine records.
  • Allows users to save searches and build personal book lists for later reference.
  • Has links to CPS research databases and widely used reference sites.
  • Generates a large number of management reports.


Click Links below to access SOAR:






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click to access SOAR catalog






  • Click for direct access from SOAR to **Library Databases**
  • Click for direct access from SOAR to CPS Reference links
  • Want an ELECTRONIC book? Click for direct access from SOAR to CPS Virtual Library
  • Licensing Agreement for NBC Learndatabase. This database will be accessed via IP authentication in the network and via your usual four-digit unit number outside of the district network.



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