College Archives & Special Collections is the designated repository for records of Columbia College Chicago and collections of select rare books, publications, and manuscripts, held in support of college curricula, and for global research use. 

Professional standards and best practices define our work and these polices offer insight into what we collect, preserve, digitize, and make available onsite and online to further research and education.

  • Collecting Policy accessible here.
  • Digital Preservation Policy accessible here.
  • Digital Materials Policy accessible here