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Welcome to the UNIV 101
First Year Seminar Research Guide!
This guide will introduce you to Chicago resources that you can use for your Chicago neighborhood research. If at any point, you're not sure where to find specific information, you can always Ask a Librarian. We look forward to helping you discover Chicago and its nieghborhoods!
Getting to Know Chicago
Chicago Background Information
Encyclopedia of Chicago The Encyclopedia of Chicago is a dynamic and unprecedented metropolitan history. Includes thousands of historical resources-including articles, photos, maps, broadsides and newspapers-related to Chicago's colorful and complex history.
Chicago Tribune (1985-current) Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.
Chicago Sun-Times 1986-current Search for your neighborhood for current news and events happening.