June 1, 2018

Chicago Collections Awarded MacArthur - Driehaus Grant

$45,000. grant will support operational expenses Read More >

March 26, 2018

Next Installment of WBEZ's Curious City

Chicago Collections Consortium's partner, Curious City, investigates Special Archives of CCC's member institution, Chicago Public Library, to uncover some of the city's historical treasures.  To answer the question, "What historical treasures are housed in our city's public libraries? Read More >

February 5, 2018

Donnelley Foundation Award

Chicago Collections Awarded $25,000 Grant Supporting access to Chicago collections Continuing to support the work of the Chicago Collections Consortium, the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation has approved a one-year grant totaling $25,000 to support general operations and participation in… Read More >

February 2, 2018

Chicago Collections on the Road

Chicago Collections upcoming presentations Join us at ALA Midwinter for a presentation by Dr. Scott Walter, University Librarian at DePaul University. As a member of the Board of Directors for Chicago Collections, Dr. Walter will be presenting on the collective nature of the Chicago Collections C… Read More >

October 17, 2017

Chicago Collections Launches First Digital Exhibit

Sports of all kinds have played an essential role in Chicago's history. From football to cycling, and baseball to bowling, Chicago Collections member institutions hold a diverse collection of images and media that provide a snapshot into Chicago's professional and recreational sporting arenas. Read More >

October 5, 2017

Open Archives Webinar

Chicago Collections Open Archives webinar was hosted on October 4, 2017 to a wide network of over 30 registrants. The webinar provided the opportunity to gain access to the hidden treasures of five Chicago Collections member organizations and was held in partnership with Chicago Area Archivists (CAA… Read More >