The University of Illinois at Chicago spotlights their engagement with and support of Chicago Collections Consortium in its alumni publication "Back Story" Read More >
Mary Case, Dean of Libraries at the University of Illinois at Chicago and co-founder of Chicago Collections Consortium, recently published an article titled “Meeting the Challenge of Collocating Metadata Explore Chicago.” The article, which appears in the Nov/Dec issue of Technicalities, gives a his… Read More >
A student needs images from the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. Researchers seek the speeches of Ida B. Wells. A music teacher wants to find folk songs from the Great Lakes region. No longer an overwhelming and time-consuming quest—they can just type the request into a search bar. Read More >
The American Archivist calls EXPLORE Chicago Collections "an exceptional trove of materials, finding aids, digital images, and accompanying information..."
Explore Chicago Collections is an online portal and linked database to digital collections, finding aids, and online discovery resources from Chicago Collections Consortium members and their participating institutions. Read More >
These are exciting times for Chicago Collections (CC), an online member consortium of libraries, museums, historical societies, and other cultural heritage organizations in and around Chicago. CC named a new executive director, Jeanne Long, in February, and is gearing up to cohost the annual gatheri… Read More >
Chicago History Museum Director of Research and Access Ellen Keith recounts the milestones and achievements of Explore Chicago Collections in its first year. Read More >