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New Year, Renewed Commitments

by Stephen Sweeney, President 2019-2020

New years bring new resolutions. In the place of resolutions, I like to think of renewed commitments. What are yours? Read about the Board's Commitments this year in this month's President's column.

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‘May I Grow in Understanding’

by Jennifer Bartholomew

First I’d like to say thank you. This year I’ve had the opportunity to correspond and talk with many of you. I am inspired by your knowledge, your interests, and your commitment to the work we share.

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Libraries Serve Humanity

by Jennifer Bartholomew

From the President: Influences from an updated interpretation of Ranganathan’s laws from Michael Gorman, visiting conferences, and the calling of theological librarianship.

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Duties as Assigned

by Jennifer Bartholomew

Since moving south (from the Twin Cities to Milwaukee) a couple of years ago I’ve found our winters to be pretty mild. Not this year—January was dramatically cold and snowy. My seminary was closed for two days during the last week of the month. I was pretty happy to stay…

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2019 New Year’s Greetings from the Board

by Jennifer Bartholomew

The ATLA Board members are dedicated leaders and professionals—archivists, bibliographers, collection managers, directors, and theology librarians in access, acquisitions, cataloging, information literacy, reference, research, and technical services. Collectively we cover a lot of ground. We are also athletes, avid readers (no surprises there), dedicated volunteers, linguists, musicians, photographers, and sports…

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Reflections on the Year

by Jennifer Bartholomew

As the year draws to a close, I have been looking back on experiences and opportunities. I’ve appreciated the chance to travel—Indianapolis in June, a trip to Scotland in August with my mother, several trips to Chicago on Board business, and Toronto in November. This fall, as a volunteer at…

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