Atla Open Press publishes open access books, journals, and other serials that cover subjects at the intersection of librarianship and religious and theological studies that potentially impact libraries, that guide and support innovative library services, that enhance professional development for religious studies and theological librarians, and that represent specialized topics of interest in religion and theology that are of relevance to the work of libraries in supporting the instructional and research activities of their institutions.
The work of Atla Open Press supports the Organizational Ends of the Association in that it:
- Publishes quality academic and professional resources (OE 1)
- Makes open access resources available and discoverable (OE 1.1)
- Provides opportunities to librarians and information providers to develop technical and digital skills in the area of utilization of open source publishing technologies (OE 3.3)
- Offers opportunities to information professionals to innovate (OE 3.4)
Atla offers other publishing services including hosting open access journals and offering professional development opportunities for members in the areas of open access publishing. Contact Member Programs for more information.