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Public Guide to CCC Controlled Vocabularies


This list provides information about Chicago Collections Consortium's controlled vocabularies. These tags were created for use by member institutions for tagging items within the Explore Chicago Collections portal, but has been made public for anyone to use as needed. 

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This guide from the Chicago Collections Consortium was created by the 2023 Controlled Vocabulary Committee: 

Kate Flynn (co-chair), Gretchen Neidhardt (co-chair), Jessica BrodeFrank, Jeremy Bucher, Stephanie Fletcher, Mingyan Li, Greer Martin, Erin Matson