New Library online resources explore the African American press and African studies

The Library has added two exciting new resources to its A-Z Database list! African American Newspapers, Series I and II, and Africa-Wide Information are now available to scholars researching African American History and African Studies. The African American Press, Series … Continue reading

Celebrate Black History Month with the HistoryMakers Digital Archive!

This February, the Library is celebrating Black History Month with several articles taken from interviews of influential figures in the HistoryMakers Digital Archive. Today the focus is on two figures in politics: United States Congressman from Georgia and civil rights … Continue reading

Celebrate Black History Month with the HistoryMakers Digital Archive!

This February, the Library is celebrating Black History Month with several articles taken from interviews of influential figures in the HistoryMakers Digital Archive. Today the focus is on two prominent Chicagoans, the 14th and current Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden; … Continue reading

Use Library background images in Zoom!

Your favorite Library study space may be off-limits because of the COVID pandemic or renovation construction, but you can still be in the Library virtually. Pick one of these Zoom backgrounds: choose an image from the Library’s past or what’s … Continue reading

Library Graffiti: Drawing Without an Eraser

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! Most of the 1.7 million print titles that were taken out of the main library to make way for renovation … Continue reading

Preserving the Library’s Record of Itself

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! To doctoral students Neal Curtis and Samuel Lemley, the millions of index cards housed in 40 massive wooden cabinets on … Continue reading

Multi-Year McGregor Digitization Project Concludes

Through January, we’re publishing year-in-review highlights from FY2020. Download a full PDF of this year’s Annual Report to read more! A Library project to digitize the rarest and most significant titles from the renowned 20,000-volume Tracy W. McGregor Library of … Continue reading