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Chicago Region

Learn about the Chicago region

Image of the Lurie Garden in Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois

Our Chicago metropolitan region guide focuses on the information resources best suited for meeting the research needs of Oakton College students and faculty. It offers academic and popular resources in both online and print formats. Contact an Oakton reference librarian for additional research assistance.

Lurie Garden in Millennium Park, Chicago, IL.
CREDIT: Rebecca Sedam

Encyclopedia of Chicago

Row of six black and white vintage photos depicting people and places in Chicago

Corner Madison and State streets, Chicago, 1897

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