The Scholarly Communication & Digital Initiatives Committee (SCADIC) advances collaboration and good practice in scholarly communication and supports the development and furtherance of Atla member capacity in digital initiatives in theology and religious studies. The Committee shall accomplish this by exploring, developing, and promoting opportunities as follows:
- Facilitate the development of or otherwise identify funding opportunities that support Atla member engagement in scholarly communication or digital initiatives.
- Create and promote educational and informative resources about issues and topics relevant to scholarly communications and digital initiatives.
- Foster and advance digital initiatives stewarded by Atla to further discovery, access, and use of digital collections relevant to the study, teaching, and research of religion and theology.
- Support Atla’s development of professional education and other training opportunities to build local capacity to serve scholarly communication and digital initiative needs.