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NEWS 2014

Invitation to Open Meetings about the Future of the Catholic Library Association

CLA President Sara Baron and the Executive Board sent a memo to the membership inviting participation in a discussion of the future of CLA. See the memo and instructions for joining an open meeting via video conference or conference call.

CLA Partners in In Good Faith Project

Through funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and project partners the Catholic Library Association (CLA) and the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) are preparing a preservation survey for small theological and religious studies libraries, archives, and cultural institutions. The survey is the centerpiece of an IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries Planning Grant for the project, "In Good Faith: Collection Care, Preservation, and Access in Small Theological and Religious Studies Libraries." Read the press release about the project.

2014 Annual Convention is Coming - Program Now Available!

The annual CLA Convention will be in Pittsburgh, PA April 22-24. Join us for over 30 dynamic sessions with authors, experts, and colleagues speaking on topics relevant to all types of libraries. The entire updated program can be found by linking here.

You may also download the Special Event and Workshop Registration form.

Two Webinars Planned to Discuss "In Good Faith" Survey Results

ingoodfaithlogosATLA has scheduled two webinars to go over results of the In Good Faith Survey:

Collection Care in Small Religious Studies Collections: the Survey Results from the In Good Faith Project

Oct. 20, 1:30 - 2:30 Central
Nov. 14, 11:00 - Noon Central
Join consultants Liz Bishoff and Tom Clareson for a free webinar reporting on the survey results from the “In Good Faith” Project.  Send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.