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CLA Resources

Catholic Library World is the official journal of the Catholic Library Association and is published quarterly in September, December, March and June. A complimentary subscription to CLW is a benefit of CLA membership.

The Catholic Supplement to A Handbook for Church Librarians is a Catholic supplement to the second revised edition of the Handbook for Church Librarians published by the National Church Library Association. This CLA Supplement is an indispensible tool for Church librarians in Catholic parishes to help them make their collections more organized and accessible to their patrons. Order Now

Developing the Library Collection: A Workbook of Policies and Resources is intended to assist the reader with developing policies and forms as well as offering resources for collection development in any Catholic library. Included in the workbook are sample policies and forms and a bibliography of resources. Order Now

Sinfully Good: Recipes from the Catholic Library Association Members, a collection of over 90 recipes, contributed by members of CLA from across the country, runs the gamut from appetizers and beverages to desserts and features helpful hints for each recipe category and a glossary of cooking terms. Order Now

Kapsner Cataloging & Classification Bulletin
Read the latest issues of The Oliver Leonard Kapsner, O.S.B. Cataloging Bulletin, the e-newsletter on cataloging of the Catholic Library Association.

Parish Resource Guide - An Annotated Bibliography — To assist parish librarians in choosing books for the Parish Library.

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index™ (ATLA CPLI™), a publication of the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), provides indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism. ATLA CPLI contains indexing from 1981 to the present and is updated quarterly.  Content within its scope is selected for indexing based on enduring scholarly merit.

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