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Surveying Members’ Professional Development Needs

Submitted by Megan E. Welsh (2016-2017 Chair, ATLA Professional Development Committee) and Judy Schroeter (ATLA Research Associate) Introduction The ever-evolving demands of the profession provide both a reason to engage in professional development and a challenge in finding the time and resources to do so. The Professional Development Committee (PDC) of…

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ATLA’s On Demand Learning

We are pleased to announce the inception of ATLA's On Demand Learning, a collection of free professional development webinars on topics in librarianship, theological librarianship, technology, and other related fields. If you missed the Winter/Spring Webinar series or would like to re-watch them, we have taken a portion of the recorded sessions and have uploaded…

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Mapping The Landscapes: Survey Seeks Insights about Continuing Education/Professional Development Needs

Submitted by the Professional Development Committee Libraries, archives, and museums have long histories of valuing continuing education and professional development (CE/PD). However, little common data across the three fields is currently benchmarked, collected, or circulated regarding professionals’ CE/PD needs. This has created gaps in knowledge and documentation, leaving some potential…

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Professional Development Committee Launches Professional Development Needs Survey

Submitted by Jennifer Ulrich, ATLA Professional Development Chair The Professional Development Committee (PDC) fosters development of librarians and related information professionals who serve theological and religious studies scholarship and study. We define the infrastructure needed to deliver professional development opportunities to members throughout the year by: determining member needs identifying…

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