About the Journal
Focus and Scope
Theology Cataloging Bulletin is a quarterly publication of Atla and is published in January, April, July, and October. It contains information about new and changed Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and Library of Congress Classification (LCC) numbers, upcoming training opportunities, a bibliography of recently published articles, and other information of interest to religion/theology catalogers. Each issue also contains a column entitled Perspectives & Practices, which is a first-person narrative of an experience, project, or training of interest to the technical services community.
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Theology Cataloging Bulletin is an open access journal published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License (CC-BY-NC 4.0 International). Content that is produced by the Library of Congress and reprinted in Theology Cataloging Bulletin is in the public domain as a work of the federal government. Authors of the Perspectives & Practices column retain copyright to their work and grant to Atla the exclusive first publication, display, and distribution rights in the Work. All other content is copyright Atla subject to the Creative Commons license.
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