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ATLA's On Demand Learning is a collection of free professional development webinars. To catch a live webinar, check out the ATLA Newsletter for upcoming webinars. 

Introducing the new RIM: Searching and Sharing Student Research​

Christine Fruin, Scholarly Communication and Digital Projects Manager, ATLA

Redevelopment of the ATS Accreditation Standards

Debbie Creamer, Senior Director of Accreditation, Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

The Meaning of Innovation in Theological Libraries 2.0

Bob Turner, Library Director, Harding School of Theology
Kris Veldheer, Library Director, Catholic Theological Union

Member Benefits You Might've Missed

Charlotte Nahon, Member Programs Coordinator, ATLA

Open Access Myths

Christine Fruin, Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager, ATLA

ATLA PCC Funnels

Richard Lammert, ATLA Funnels Coordinator and Technical Services and Systems Librarian, Concordia Theological Seminary

Is Mentoring One Solution to Address the Shifting Library Landscape?

Donna Wells, Head of Technical Services, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

SWATLA Presents “What They Didn’t Teach in Library School: The Cycle of True Marketing”

Kathy Dempsey, Librarians are Essential
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Michael Hemenway, Director of Academic and Information Technology and Library Director, Iliff School of Theology
Micah Saxton, Collections Development and Reference Librarian, Iliff School of Theology 

Kicking Off the ATLA SACO Funnel

Richard Lammert, ATLA Funnels Coordinator and Technical Services and Systems Librarian, Concordia Theological Seminary

Fair Use for Libraries

Christine Fruin, Scholarly Communication and Open Access Publishing Manager, ATLA

User Experience Research Outcomes

Tim Gallati, User Experience Research Librarian and MDiv Candidate, Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Faculty Open Access Policies

Christine Fruin, Scholarly Communication/Open Access Publishing Manager, ATLA
Andrew Keck, Director of Library Services, Luther Seminary
Craig R. Koester, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor, and Chair of New Testament, Luther Seminary

The (Virtual) Human Touch: Promoting the Spirit of Inquiry Through (Distance) Research

Melody Diehl Detar, Librarian for Religious Studies & Theology, Regent University
David E. Schmersal, Reference and Digital Services Librarian, Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University

Small Libraries Collaborating to Create Information Literacy Videos

Susan Ebertz, Associate Professor and Director of the Library, Wartburg Theological Seminary
Karl Stutzman, Director of Library Services, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
Vance Thomas, Director of the Library, Central Baptist Theological Seminary

ATLA PCC Funnels - With an Emphasis on SACO

Richard Lammert, Technical Services Librarian, Concordia Theological Seminary

Let’s Talk about Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS

Nicole Amy Cooke, Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Librarians as Active Bystanders: Centering Social Justice in LIS Practice

Nicole Amy Cooke, Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Making Your Library a Place for Meaningful Conversation

Myka Kennedy Stephens, Seminary Librarian, Lancaster Theological Seminary

Onboarding New Librarians: Building Culture and Connections through an Experienced-Based Training Manual

Adam Lisbon, Assistant Professor and Japanese Studies Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder
Megan Welsh, Assistant Professor and Interdisciplinary Art & Humanities Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder

Librarian/Faculty Collaboration: Using LibGuides to Facilitate Greater Student Learning

Terri L. Bogan, Associate Professor, Reference & Instruction Librarian, Hope International University
James W. Yuile, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ministry and Biblical Studies, Hope International University

Wesley Custer, Information Services Librarian, Asbury Theological Seminary
Susan Ebertz, Director of the Reu Memorial Library, Wartburg Theological Seminary

Succeeding in the Library Job Market

Jennifer E. Knievel, Director of Arts & Humanities at the University of Colorado Boulder

Work-Life Balance of Women Leaders in Association of Theological Schools

Kelly Campbell, Associate Dean of Information Services and Director of the John Bulow Campbell Library

Developing a Mutually-Enriching Library Volunteer Program

Rebekah Bedard, Reference Librarian and Outreach Coordinator, Pitts Theology Library, Emory University

Preparing for a Linked Data Future – The Importance of ATLA’s NACO and CONSER Funnel Projects 

Anna Appleman, Cataloger, Columbia Theological Seminary 
Judy Knop, ATLA NACO/CONSER Funnel Coordinator 
Richard Lammert, Technical Services and Systems Librarian, Concordia Theological Seminary

APIs for Theological Librarians: A Basic Introduction

Richard Manly Adams, Jr., Head of Public Services, Pitts Theology Library, Emory University