BackMember Benefits

Atla members are part of a growing community of librarians, scholars, and professionals that share knowledge and, together, advance the study of religion and theology. Membership also opens up other opportunities to receive financial benefits such as awards, grants, and scholarships and take part in group purchasing of tools and resources that may other otherwise be cost-prohibitive for individual members or small institutions.

Institutional Member Benefits

Being an Institutional Member of Atla has its benefits. Learn about the programs and services available to Institutional Members.

Individual Member Benefits

Being an Individual Member of Atla has its benefits. Learn about the programs and services available to Individual Members.

Leadership Opportunities

We provide a wide variety of leadership opportunities for professionals in religion and theology through leadership and professional development programs.

Association Publications

Association related publications document the work and activities of the Association and its members and are managed and produced by Atla staff.

Recent Member News

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Key Findings: Surveying Members’ Professional Development Needs

The Professional Development Committee shares their key findings from the 2020 Professional Development Needs Assessment Survey.

Join us this June for Atla Annual 2020 Online

Join us June 17-19 for our reimagined Atla Annual 2020 Online conference! Learn more about the new format and get excited to gather virtually with us.

Call for Atla Member Interviews

Calling all members! Would you like to share some of your expertise? We would love to hear about your experience in theological librarianship!

Launching into Your Inbox: The Transformed Atla Newsletter

The Atla Newsletter is getting a new format! The publication will transition to an email highlighting the top posts from the Atla Blog.

There’s No Place Like Home (Libraries): Atla Member Shelfies

Several of our Atla members share their beautiful home libraries or "shelf selfies" (shelfies) with us to brighten our day!

2019 Atla ‘Annual Yearbook’ is Now Available

The 2019 Atla "Annual Yearbook" is now available. Look back on the year by reading reports from Association groups, memorials, and ATS statistics.

Announcing the Launch of the New ASE

Atla Serials Exchange (ASE) has been upgraded and relaunched in January 2020. Learn about the changes and sign up for the upcoming webinar.

Become a Member of Atla Today!

  • Connect with colleagues in your field
  • Learn from rich professional development offerings
  • Grow through leadership opportunities
  • Collaborate with other professionals and libraries