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Catholic Library World Welcomes New Editor

Ms. Kelsey graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota and received her MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a full librarian at the Louisiana State University Libraries in Baton Rouge and serves as the Electronic Reference Services and Web Development Coordinator, and also as a Religious Studies Subject Specialist. Ms. Kelsey is active in the Louisiana Library Association (LLA) and is the editor of their Web site. In addition, she has edited and/or published over thirty professional articles and several books, including Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication (IGI Global, 2008) and Outreach Services in Academic and Special Libraries (Haworth Press, 2004).

Catholic Library World (ISSN 0008-820X) is the official publication of the Catholic Library Association. It is indexed in nine library and information sciences indices. CLW, a quarterly journal (September, December, March, and June) publishes articles and book reviews of interest to libraries and librarians in all segments of the community, including academic, seminary, archives, parish, community, high school, middle school, children's and public. News related to the association and its activities is included in each issue. All major articles are juried. Manuscripts should be forwarded to Sigrid Kelsey, 141 Middleton Library, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Catholic Library Association, an affiliate of the American Library Association, also publishes Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI), the only international index of Catholic periodicals. CLA offers a range of continuing education programs, including archives workshops for religious communities; produces various reference tools for librarians; provides scholarships and grants for persons in library service; sponsors CLA Reads; and a host of related offerings.

To receive a complimentary copy of Catholic Library World, contact CLA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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