November 24, 2015

UIC News Center: "Delve deep into Chicago's past with just one click"

Where can you find a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. in Chicago in 1968? Or descriptions and images of all the pavilions in A Century of Progress, the 1933 Chicago world’s fair? Or background on Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ early career with a Chicago comedy troupe? Until a few weeks ago, your queries would have taken you to libraries all over town. Now, you can search the collections of 21 Chicago universities, libraries and museums from one online portal, established by the Chicago Collections Consortium.  Read More >