Category Archives: Publications

Theology Cataloging Bulletin Available

Theology Cataloging Bulletin

The May 2017 issue of Theology Cataloging Bulletin (TCB), a benefit of membership, is now available. Please click here to access this issue in the members-only section of the ATLA website.

Section one of each issue lists new and changed subject headings and genre/form terms and section two lists new and changed classifications. Both are selected and compiled by Ann Heinrichs (Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Illinois). Section three includes general information, including professional development opportunities, and is edited by Leslie Engelson (Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky).

Theological Librarianship Editorial Board Welcomes Two New Editors

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Manly “Bo” Adams, Jr. and Chris Anderson to the Editorial Board of Theological Librarianship: An Online Journal of the American Theological Library Association.

Bo is currently the Head of Public Services at Emory University, where he has previously served as Systems and Reference Librarian and as an Instructional Technologist. He contributed to an Ithaka study on supporting the changing research practices of religious studies scholars and has also published in the ATLA Proceedings and in the Feasting on the Word commentary series. He will receive his MLIS from the University of Alabama this summer and also has a PhD in Religion from Emory, a ThM from Columbia Theological Seminary, a MTS from Candler School of Theology at Emory, and a BS Computer Science from Dartmouth College.

FY16 ATLA Annual Report Available

Annual Report

The American Theological Library Association’s (ATLA) Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report is now available.

The report highlights the many accomplishments of the Association, including the work of Association’s committees and improvements to ATLA’s databases.

Theological Librarianship: An Online Journal of the American Theological Library Association Editorial Board Changes

Suzanne Estelle-Homer, Bibliographic Essays Editor, will be leaving the Theological Librarianship Editorial Board in June 2016 to take her elected position on the ATLA Board of Directors, and Miranda Bennett’s term as Critical Reviews Editor will end this July. We thank both Suzanne and Miranda for their service to the journal and look forward to their continued support of ATLA.

Theology Cataloging Bulletin Available

The February 2017 issue of Theology Cataloging Bulletin (TCB), a benefit of membership, is now available. Please click here to access this issue in the members-only section of the ATLA website.

Section one of each issue lists new and changed subject headings and genre/form terms and section two lists new and changed classifications. Both are selected and compiled by Ann Heinrichs (Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, Illinois). Section three includes general information, including professional development opportunities, and is edited by Leslie Engelson (Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky).

2016 ATLA Summary of Proceedings Available

Relive the 70th ATLA Annual Conference in Long Beach, California, by downloading a copy of the 2016 Summary of Proceedings.

Enjoy papers, presentations, and panels from theological librarians including, “Theological Librarianship in the Age of Digital Humanities” by Bobby Smiley; “Open Source Software in Theological Libraries” by Richard M. Adams, Matthew S. Collins, and Myka Kennedy Stephens; and “The Silence of the Religious Archive on Issues of Social Justice: Exploring the Political Activity of Two Denominations Through Primary Source Materials” by Christopher J. Anderson, Colin Dube, and Shanee’ Yvette Murrain.

2015 ATS Statistics Available

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) collaborate to collect and provide library statistics from ATS member institutions.

The Theological Librarianship Editorial Board Welcomes Three New Editors

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait, Barnaby Hughes, and Keegan Osinski to the Editorial Board of Theological Librarianship: An Online Journal of the American Theological Library Association.

Theology Cataloging Bulletin Available

The November 2016 issue of Theology Cataloging Bulletin (TCB), a benefit of membership, is now available. Please click here to access this issue in the member restricted section of the ATLA website.

New Issue of Theological Librarianship Available

The new issue of Theological Librarianship (TL) is now availableTL, an online journal of ATLA, is an open access journal publishing essays, columns, critical reviews, bibliographic essays, and peer-reviewed articles on various aspects of theological librarianship and its contribution to theological education.

The issue covers such topics as Online Resources for the Study of Chinese Religion and Philosophy, Catholic Pamphlets at the Hesburgh Libraries, and Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries, to name a few.

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