The editorial board of Theological Librarianship, an online, open-access journal of ATLA, invites submissions of original essays from graduate and undergraduate students. The winning essay will be published in the Fall 2019 issue of Theological Librarianship.
Eligibility and Requirements
Submissions will be accepted from any student currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program, regardless of discipline.
Essays should be between 2,500 and 3,500 words and should address topics relevant to theological librarians, including (though not limited to):
Submissions are due no later than June 1 and should be submitted through the online portal at http://theolib.atla.com.
The winning essay will be published in the essays section of the Fall 2019 issue of Theological Librarianship. The author of the winning essay will receive a $500 cash prize and a travel stipend to attend the 2020 ATLA Annual Conference in Detroit, Michigan. Proof of current graduate or undergraduate enrollment will be required upon notification of selection as the contest winner.
The essay contest winner will be selected by the editorial board based on clarity of the argument, quality of the contribution to librarianship in general and theological librarianship in particular, and the relevance of the subject matter for the journal’s readers.