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 >

March 28, 2017 6:00pm

Winter 2017 Speaker Series with Brad Hunt

Join us on March 28, 2017 for "Understanding Chicago's Planning History using the Chicago Collections Consortium" with Brad Hunt, PhD. Brad will speak on little-known aspects of the history of city planning in Chicago, drawing on the breadth and depth of resources available through the Chicago Colle… Read More >

January 26, 2017 6:00pm

Winter 2017 Speaker Series with Julia Bachrach


Join us for "Prairie Style in the Parks" on January 26, 2017. Historian and author Julia will explain the evolution of the Prairie style in the parks while highlighting the Chicago Park District’s partnership with the Chicago Public Library to digitize and preserve the district’s archival collection… Read More >