April 12, 2018 3:00pm

Book talk with Dick Simpson, author of ‘The Good Fight’

Chicago Collections Consortium will be partnering with the University of Illinois Chicago to present a book talk with author Dick Simpson, author of 'The Good Fight'. Dick Simpson is a UIC Political Science Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies and former Chicago Alderman. Read More >

April 2, 2018 1:00pm

Digital Exhibits Workshop

This two-part workshop will guide participants through the manual and Chicago Collections exhibit proposal policies, provide an opportunity for generating exhibit ideas, and introduce Scalar, the digital exhibits software. Read More >

February 28, 2018 9:00am

Digitizing Collections: Permissions and Rights

Member Workshop In celebration of Fair Use Week, Chicago Collections will be hosting a short panel discussion followed by an interactive workshop exploring how to balance the desire to enhance collections access and visibility through digitization projects, while still addressing the challenges tha… Read More >

October 4, 2017 12:00pm

Chicago Collections Open Archives Webinar October 4th

Join Chicago Collections for 60 minutes of discovery!! Here is your opportunity to learn about the fascinating hidden stories found in four of Chicago Collections Consortium member organizations! During the webinar viewers will dive into the following collections: Carla, Owens, Archivist and Hi… Read More >

July 21, 2017 9:00am

Special Collections as Social Collections: Promoting Libraries and Museums through Social Media

Please join Chicago Collections for a short panel discussion followed by an interactive workshop exploring ways to create engagement with distinctive collections and archives. In this workshop, we will: Discuss the integration of social media activities within a larger communications strategy… Read More >

June 12, 2017 9:00am

2017 Annual Members Meeting

Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and learn more about upcoming initiatives and opportunities that you can become involved with!! Read More >