On Demand Learning
Atla's On Demand Learning is a collection of free professional development webinars. To catch a live webinar, view our Events.
“The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”: The Art of Decluttering and Organizing Library Collections
, Michelle Spomer
, Suzanne Estelle-Holmer
The panelists will discuss how "tidying up" parts of their collections, while in some ways a daunting process, is nevertheless a worthwhile and important endeavor for libraries.
Advising Graduate Students on Copyright and Publishing: What to Expect and How to Respond
While working on their thesis, dissertation or other terminal projects, graduate students often have questions about incorporating the copyrighted works of others in their papers or experience confusion about their own publication options and their rights as authors. In this workshop, participants will learn how to assist students navigate copyright……
Zotero for Librarians
Zotero is an amazing open-source (free) tool that you can easily learn and teach to your students, faculty, and staff.
Introducing the New RIM: Searching and Sharing Student Research
Atla has released an updated and new instance of Research in Ministry® (RIM®), the database for sharing and searching abstracts of papers and projects.
Redevelopment of the ATS Accreditation Standards
In June 2018, the membership of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) voted to authorize a two-year comprehensive redevelopment of its accreditation standards and procedures. In this webinar, Debbie Creamer – a former library director who currently serves as senior director of accreditation at ATS – will provide an overview……
The Meaning of Innovation in Theological Libraries 2.0
Building on the conversations that started at the Annual Conference in June, Bob Turner and Kris Veldheer return to lead another presentation on innovation. As we discovered during our first presentation in Indianapolis, one size does not fit all when it comes to innovation. With widely varying budgets, student populations,……
, Library Administration
, Professional Development
Member Benefits You Might’ve Missed
Charlotte Nahon, ATLA Member Programs Coordinator, highlights a number of benefits launched in the past few months and revisit benefits that have been implemented earlier but may be less well known. Topics include: Annual Conference updates – Get ready for Vancouver 2019 and learn about conference travel grants and member……
, From Staff Leadership
, Member News
Open Access Myths
Member Programs and Scholarly Communication Manager Christine Fruin leads a session on Open Access: Myths, Facts, and Acts. With Open Access Week coming in October, learn more about the myths surrounding open access. Think open access equals low quality, that it is expensive for authors, or that it requires publishing……
Atla PCC Funnels
Atla Funnels Coordinator Richard Lammert presents updates on Atla’s participation in three Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) programs: Name Authority Cooperative (NACO), Subject Authority Cooperative (SACO), and Cooperative Serials Program (CONSER). This orientation will be most helpful to anyone interested in contributing name authorities or series authorities to the national……
Is Mentoring One Solution to Address the Shifting Library Landscape?
Librarianship today can be very challenging. Standards change, users are impatient for immediate answers. Rumors and realities of the semantic web arise daily. How are these challenges to be met? One strategy is through mentoring. This presentation will seek to determine how our collective knowledge can be leveraged through… Read…