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New Appointment to Endowment Committee

Committees play a large part in making ATLA a thriving association. We appreciate the work and dedication from our committee members and are excited to announce one new appointment for the 2015-2016 year. Eric Benoy, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary – Endowment Committee…

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Theological Librarianship Seeking Editor-in-Chief

Submitted by Dan Kolb, Library Director, Saint Meinrad School of Theology ATLA is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the ATLA sponsored online journal Theological Librarianship. The journal is entering its ninth year of publication. Responsibilities of the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) include overseeing the selection and work of all…

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Welcome Andy Carter, Digital Projects Manager

We are excited to introduce Andy Carter, our new Digital Projects Manager in the Member Programs Department. Andy will be responsible for developing collaborative digital projects to support expanded access to digital collections at religious and theological libraries. Andy comes to us from Athens, GA, by way of Tennessee and originally…

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Commitment to Try Again

Submitted by Kelly Campbell, ATLA President While I was reflecting about the October Board meeting, I picked up John Carver’s book, Boards that Make a Difference.  This book is provided to all board members and is occasionally used to help the board move forward and reframe our role.  As the book fell…

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Rick Rybak Leaves ATLA

Rick Rybak recently left ATLA’s Business Development department for a regional sales manager position at EBSCO and he will be covering the Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri territory. Many ATLA members and customers might have worked with Rick at conferences or on the ATLA for ALUM or developing countries programs. With……

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2016 Board of Directors Candidate Statements

The Nominating Committee has named the following candidates for the four director positions to be filled on the Board for the term of 2016-2019. The election will be conducted via electronic ballet from January 7 through February 1, 2016. Please note that this is a change from past practice -- voting starts…

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Welcome Iskandar Bcheiry, ATLA Metadata Analyst

We are excited to announce our new Metadata Analyst Iskandar Bcheiry. Iskandar lives in Hanover Park and has been a resident of Illinois since 2007 when he began his second Master’s degree at Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago (where he is currently concluding his second PhD).  His dissertation is focused…

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