Who is eCUIP?
"eCUIP" is shorthand for the Digital Library Project
of the Chicago Public Schools / University of
Chicago Internet Project, or CUIP. "eCUIP"
is short for electronic CUIP, pronounced
As the name suggests, CUIP is a collaborative partnership
among the University of Chicago, Chicago Public
Schools (CPS) Department of Learning Technologies,
and 28 CPS schools in the Woodlawn, Hyde Park
/ South Kenwood, and North Kenwood / Oakland neighborhoods
of Chicago. The purpose of the partnership is the
successful integration of Internet resources into the curriculum.
The Digital Library Project core staff is affiliated with the University of Chicago's Regenstein Library, Digital Library Development Center, and works closely with the principals, teachers and librarians in nine pilot schools.
Funding for the Digital Library project has been generously provided by
Searle, a Monsanto Company, the State of Illinois Library Services and
Technology Act, and the CPS Department of Libraries and Information Services. Additional support has been provided by Dominican University and the
University of Chicago Neighborhood Schools Program.
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|P A R T I C I P A N T S|
View the list of Project Teams for complete contact information for all the schools, principals, librarians, and teachers currently participating in the Digital Library project, as well as the eCUIP Staff.|