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This guide includes useful resources for exploring Chicago-related topics. These are only a starting point. For further resources in various disciplines try relevant research guides at https://libguides.colum.edu
Explore Chicago Collections lets researchers, teachers and students search many locations at once. The unified search lets you locate thousands of archival collections and digital images at member institutions all over the Chicago area.
The Center for Black Music Research exists to illuminate the significant role that black music plays in world culture by serving as a nexus for all who value black music, by promoting scholarly thought and knowledge about black music, and by providing a safe haven for the materials and information that document the black music experience across Africa and the diaspora.