ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index® now available for Alumni

~ New Product from ATLA and EBSCO Allows Alumni to Search the Valuable Resources They Used as Students ~

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. / IPSWICH, Mass. — April 10, 2013 — The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and EBSCO are announcing a new product offering aimed at alumni interested in searching the valuable resources they used as students. The ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index®(ATLA CPLI®) for ALUM may be purchased by any institution that subscribes to the ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index® (ATLA CPLI®).

“We are delighted to offer ATLA CPLI for ALUM. With this product, institutions can directly support their alumni by providing them access to the premier index of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism,” commented Margot Lyon, ATLA’s Director of Business Development.

“This offering builds on the success of other alumni products offered by ATLA and EBSCO, including ATLASerials®for ALUM, which provides full-text access to key journals in religion and theology,” said EBSCO Director of Sales, Licensed Databases, Ryan Bernier.

For information about subscriptions, contact EBSCO at       

About ATLA
Established in 1946, the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association of nearly one thousand individual, institutional, and affiliate members providing programs, products and services for theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA offers a prestigious product line of electronic resources to support the scholarly study of religion and theology, including the ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®), ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) and ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index® (ATLA CPLI®). For more information, visit

EBSCO is the leading provider of resources for libraries including EBSCONET®, EBSCO’s total e-resource management system, and EBSCOhost®, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives and e-books. EBSCO provides more than 375 research databases and more than 380,000 e-books plus subscription management services for 355,000 e-journals and e-journal packages. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service. For more information, visit the EBSCO Web site at: EBSCO is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.


For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Public Relations Director
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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