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Is Isn’t Who, It’s How

by Maria Stanton

Director of Production Maria Stanton discusses Google's Project Aristotle and Atla's Core Value of "collegiality and collaboration" in this month's From Staff Leadership column.

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There is a Season for Everything, Including Rest

by Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Executive Director Brenda Bailey-Hainer shares updates from the Board of Directors Meeting and an announcement in this month's From Staff Leadership column.

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Inspirations and Intersections Around the World

by Margot Lyon

A list of meaningful news articles and projects that inspired Director of Business Development Margot Lyon over the past year related to libraries, archives, religion, and digital humanities.

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Let’s Get Radical – Together

by Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Atla Executive Director Brenda Bailey-Hainer writes in this month's "From Staff Leadership" on communication, coordination, and collaboration.

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed: Is It Time to Define Core Competencies for Theological Librarianship?

by Brenda Bailey-Hainer

What are the skills, knowledge, and abilities required for theological and religious studies librarianship? Executive Director Brenda Bailey-Hainer discusses core competencies in this month's column.

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Packing and Prepping

by Gillian Harrison Cain

I’m looking forward to experiencing the richness that is the worldwide Atla community of collectors and connectors in religion and theology.

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Change Comes from Thoughtful, Committed Small Groups

by Jennifer Bartholomew

Part of our responsibility to future collectors and connectors is to find new ways to build connections, strengthen relationships, and create new groups. It’s fine to start small.

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Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2018: Some Implications for Atla and Its Members

by Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Ithaka S+R released its 2018 survey on April 12, 2019, co-authored by Melissa Blankstein and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg. There are many important findings relevant for Atla members and the work we do.

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Supporting Scholars with the Internet of Things and Digital Assistants

by Jim Butler

Siri, turn on the lights. Ok Google, tell me a joke. Alexa, read me a bedtime story. With new gadgets coming out at such a rapid pace, it’s hard to keep track of it all. This new world of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices along with digital assistants are…

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Sustaining Technology Based Projects

by Brenda Bailey-Hainer

Digital humanities (DH) projects can offer dramatic new ways to examine research data that yields new insights. At the same time, however, these projects create challenges for librarians and technology staff to support continued access to them once a grant-funded project ends or a key researcher retires. To have a…

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