American Theological Library Association

Established in 1946, the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association of more than 1,000 individual, institutional, and affiliate members providing programs, products, and services in support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA's ecumenical membership represents many religious traditions and denominations.

ATLA is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization incorporated in the state of Illinois. Its bylaws provide governance through a twelve-member Board of Directors that appoints and oversees the work of the Association's Executive Director. The Board of Directors elects its own President, Vice President, and Secretary. 

Conference Dates & Sites

June 13-16, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN

*officers change after annual conference


Matthew J. Ostercamp
Director of the Library
North Park University
Brandel Library
5114 N. Christiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 244-5580


Jennifer Bartholomew
Director of Library and Academic Support Services
Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology
7335 S. Hwy 100
P.O. Box 429
Hales Corners, WI 53130-0429


Brenda Bailey-Hainer
Executive Director
300 S Wacker Drive, Ste 2100
Chicago, Il 60606
(312) 454-5100, ext. 4429
Fax: (312) 454-5505