January 25, 2016

ILA Reporter: "It Takes a City: Chicago Collections Brings Collaboration to the Next Level"

There are few cities that support their libraries, archives, and museums the way Chicago does. Chicago playwright David Mamet famously referred to the Chicago Public Library as his “alma mater,” and Chicagoans have enjoyed several celebrations of our cultural heritage in recent months, including Chicago Museum Week, Chicago Open Archives, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. In the midst of these events, a new partnership has arisen from the work of more than twenty libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other cultural heritage organizations around Chicago aimed at preserving and sharing the history and culture of the region.  Read More >