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Burgess and Cain Attend PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference

Submitted by Gillian Harrison Cain, Director of Member Programs, and Tawny Burgess, Communication Coordinator In mid-August, Tawny Burgess and Gillian Harrison Cain attended the Fifth PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference in Vancouver, BC. PKP is the Public Knowledge Project, a multi-university initiative developing (free) open source software and conducting research to…

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Making the Most of Change

Submitted by Kelly Campbell, ATLA President As we welcome new and returning students back to the fall semester, I want to talk about the difference between change and transition.  As William Bridges states in Managing Transitions:  Make the Most of Change, “Change is situational:  the new site, the new boss, the new…

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Board of Directors Meets in Denver

Submitted by Steve Perisho, ATLA Secretary The whole of Tuesday, 16 June, was devoted to strategic planning, and above all the question, “How can the ATLA expand to be more diverse and inclusive?”  As so often in its recent history, the board engaged consultant Paul Meyer, of Tecker International, to…

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Minutes of the Business Meeting and Association Update

Friday, 19 June 2015 1:30-3:00pm Evergreen D-F, Denver Marriott Tech Center Petition: Shanee Murrain, of Payne Theological Seminary, and Jessica Bellemer, of Hood Theological Seminary, rose to "petition the Board to convene to discuss an appropriate ongoing response for ATLA as an organization which builds upon the lunchtime discussion organized…

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An Overview of the Process for the Nomination of Candidates for Election to the ATLA Board

To help members understand the process by which candidates are nominated for election to the ATLA Board of Directors, the ATLA Nominating Committee has provided the following overview. In the April ATLA Newsletter, the Nominating Committee provided information on how members may submit names for consideration to the committee and…

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2015 Annual Conference Wrap Up

The 2015 ATLA Annual Conference, Mining the Information Landscape, was held in Denver, Colorado, June 17-20. Attracting over 300 members, exhibitors, and international guests, the conference was a tremendous success. With the help of the local host committee, Theological Librarians and Libraries of Denver/Rocky Mountain Region, the conference provided attendees…

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Maria Stanton Attends ANZTLA

Attendees of ANZTLA 2015 In July, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the ANZTLA 2015 Conference in Auckland NZ. The program opened with a Powhiri, which is a traditional Maori welcome, followed by a reception celebrating the 30th year of the conference and keynote address from Bill McNaught, the…

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