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Curriculum Materials Library: Welcome

An introduction to the CML at URI, its services, and resources.

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Welcome to the URI Curriculum Materials Library!

Resources & Services


The Curriculum Materials Library collection consists of specialized resources and Materials including:

  • Juvenile/young adult books and materials
  • Reference materials
  • Pre K-12 Textbooks
  •  Periodicals, and Kits
  • Professional Resources materials
  • Kits
  • Maps, posters, and educational tests
  • Media materials
  • Big Books, Maps, Globes, Posters, and Puppets
  • Instructional software
  • Laptops
  • Camcorders and digital camera


  • Reference services, including online reference and readers’ advisory services
  • Library instruction for undergraduate and graduate education students
  • Consultation about CML educational materials and their use
  • Assistance to faculty in selecting education and curriculum materials

Mission Statement

The Curriculum Materials Library at the University of Rhode Island primarily serves the instructional and research needs of students and faculty in the School of Education. Its mission is to support the URI School of Education and the University curriculum by assisting education majors in the development of lesson plans, instructional materials and activities through the provision of appropriate resources, technologies, and library services.

The CML's objectives are to:

  • Provide high quality services and instructional materials for the use of pre-service and in-service teachers and students in grades preK-12
  • Give priority to collecting materials that best support the curriculum and course requirements in the School of Education
  • Coordinate the CML collection development policy with the University of Rhode Island Libraries’ collection development policy and mission of service.

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About the Display

Come celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a selection of great titles at the CML. Also, check out our holiday books for Thanksgiving and Día de Los Muertos for your classroom needs.

Display created by Jenny Meslener and Andrea Guzmán

Website Created by:

Stefanie Metko, Michaela Keating, Mona Anne Niedbala and Jessica Lopes, 2013

Updated by Jessica Franco, Mona Anne Niedbala, Jennifer Meslener, and Alyssa Taft, 2015.

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