These tutorials have been created by ATLA to demonstrate how to use specialized database search features and access content on ATLA's databases.
Dr. Luther E. Smith, Jr., Professor of Church and Community, Candler School of Theology, Emory University addresses the topic of "What Does This Have To Do With Me?: Challenges of Relevance in Theological Education." Professor Smith's current research focuses on the writings and correspondence of Howard Thurman, advocacy on behalf of children, and a spirituality of hope.
Tracy Byerly, Executive Director, Missouri Library Network Corporation speaks on "A Panoramic Potpourri of Library Trends." Her wide-ranging and entertaining view of library trends covers developments - both technological and psychological - that the speaker suggests librarians incorporate into their work or keep on their radar screen.