Curriculum Resources Collection (CR)

Collection overview

The Curriculum Resources Collection contains over 26,000 materials to support K-12 curriculum and instruction in all subject areas. The collection includes a variety of resources including books, films, CD-ROMs, DVDs, kits, models, games, textbooks, teachers’ guides, and lesson plans. The Curriculum Resources collection also includes Ontario Curriculum documents, Elementary Curriculum Units, and Secondary Course Profiles.

Textbooks included in the Ministry of Education’s Trillium List are included in the Curriculum Resources Collection as well as in the Approved Learning Materials Collection, a reference collection of textbooks authorized for use in Ontario since 2002.


3rd floor, OISE Library

Borrowing privileges

Curriculum Resource materials may only be borrowed by current OISE students, faculty, and staff; by CTEP students; Egerton Ryerson stream students; and OISE Alumni Readers.  Materials may be borrowed for 14 days, and may be renewed three times.

Finding resources

Find items in the Curriculum Resources Collection by searching the library catalogue and refining results to "OISE Library" and then "Curriculum Resources".  Many of the manipulatives in the Curriculum Resources collection are included in the OISE Library K-12 Manipulatives Database.

Research guides

Education: K-12 Teaching Resources


For further information or to suggest a title, contact:
Navroop Gill (; 416-978-7964)