Chicago Underground Library

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The Chicago Underground Library (CUL) is a collection focusing on material produced by small presses or independent publishers in the Chicago area, designed to house material often excluded from the public library system. The collection includes [[zines]], [[comics]], [[books]], [[chapbooks]], [[newsletters]], [[art books]], [[magazines]] and [[pamphlets]]. The project emphasizes inclusivity and does not distinguish particular formats, genres or subcultures.
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[[Image:Cul-logo.gif|frame|Chicago Underground Library logo, drawn by [[Nell Taylor]].]]
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The Chicago Underground Library (CUL) is a collection focusing on material produced by small presses or independent publishers in the Chicago area, designed to house material often excluded from the public library system. The collection includes [[zine|zines]], [[comics]], books, [[chapbooks]], [[newsletters]], art books, [[magazines]] and [[pamphlets]]. The project emphasizes inclusivity and does not distinguish particular formats, genres or subcultures.
== History ==
== History ==
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== External Link ==
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[http://www.underground-library.org Chicago Underground Library]
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[http://www.underground-library.org Chicago Underground Library official site]
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[http://www.chicagojournal.com/main.asp?SectionID=25&SubSectionID=55&ArticleID=1335&TM=62500.46 Chicago Journal profile]
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[[Category:Zine Library]]

Current revision

Chicago Underground Library logo, drawn by Nell Taylor.
Chicago Underground Library logo, drawn by Nell Taylor.

The Chicago Underground Library (CUL) is a collection focusing on material produced by small presses or independent publishers in the Chicago area, designed to house material often excluded from the public library system. The collection includes zines, comics, books, chapbooks, newsletters, art books, magazines and pamphlets. The project emphasizes inclusivity and does not distinguish particular formats, genres or subcultures.

History

The Chicago Underground Library was founded in February 2006 by Nell Taylor and Emerson Dameron.

Events/Projects

In May 2006, CUL announced its intention to temporarily store its collection at MoJoe's Hothouse, a coffeehouse Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood. Once it has moved in, it plans to make the collection available for public viewing and host events at this location.

External Link

Chicago Underground Library official site

Chicago Journal profile

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