September 21, 2016

Chicago Collections Job Announcement

The Board of Directors of Chicago Collections has announced the search for its next Executive Director as its first Director makes a transition at the end of this year. Learn more about the position and how to apply here. Read More >

September 8, 2016

Co-Hosting DPLAfest 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that Chicago Collections will co-host DPLAfest 2017—the fourth major gathering of the Digital Public Library of America’s broad community—will take place in Chicago during April 2017. Read More >

August 11, 2016

Chicago Collections + Curious City Partnership Launches


“All abo-o-oard! New York-Chicago Air Route, Twenty-first Century Limited! Get your tickets ready! Airship sails in twenty minutes! All abo-o-oard!” Curious City and Chicago Collections are teaming up to help answer questions from the public. Check out our first story here and learn about the fascin… Read More >

May 17, 2016

Explore Chicago Collections Nominated for a DLF Comm/Cap Award

Chicago Collections is excited to be among the nominees for the 2016 Digital Library Federation’s Community/Capacity Award (DLF Comm/Caps, for short) for the creation of Explore Chicago Collections (EXPLORE) and Metadata Hopper, integrating access to Chicago’s Archives. Read More >

April 14, 2016

Seneca Wins Award for Explore Chicago Collections


Chicago Collections is proud to announce that our very own, Tracy Seneca, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Primary Source Award for Access for her outstanding leadership of the Explore Chicago Collections (EXPLORE) initiative. Read More >

April 7, 2016

New Season, New Members, New Findings


While winter continues to hang on here in the Midwest, Chicago Collections has entered a new season. This past month, we welcomed three new members, officially doubling our member base from twelve founding organizations at our inception, to today’s twenty-four member institutions. Read More >