Digital Collections

The UIC Library provides access to more than 60,000 digitized images largely drawn from the Library’s archives.

These images cover topics such as the University’s history and medical history and Chicago-area history and culture.

You can search or browse most of UIC’s digitized images using CARLI Digital Collections. Access to individual image collections is included below. Note that some collections may also include digital audio and video or digitized documents.

UIC also provides in-depth digital exhibits illustrated with images, documents and media from our collections.  UIC presents these images and documents as part of the record of the past. It does not endorse the views expressed in these items, some of which may contain offensive materials.

Explore Chicago Collections

Explore Chicago Collections includes the UIC Library’s historical Chicago images as well as thousands of images from other Chicago-area libraries. The individual UIC image collections included in Explore Chicago Collections are listed in the section “Images of Chicago History,” below.

Images of Chicago History

Medical Images

Other images from the Library's collections