Publications Committee (Awards) Annual Report 2018

submitted by Sandy Rodriguez, Chair

Current Roster

  • Sandy Rodriguez, Chair
  • Allison McClanahan
  • Treshani Perera

List of Previous Goals and Progress Made

  • At the MLA Annual Meeting in Portland, OR, the following awards were announced:
    • Vincent H. Duckles Award: Jane Gottlieb, for her book, Music Library and Research Skills, 2nd edition (New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016)
    • Richard S. Hill Award: Kevin Kishimoto and Tracey Snyder, for their article, “Popular Music in FRBR and RDA: Toward User-Friendly and Cataloger-Friendly Identification of Works,” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 54, no. 1 (2016): 60-86.
    • Eva Judd O’Meara Award: Daniel Batchelder, for his review of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Master Score, music by Frank E. Churchill, lyrics by Larry Morey, and additional underscore by Leigh Harline and Paul J. Smith (Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard Corporation, 2015) in Notes 73, no. 1 (2016): 157-161.
  • Following the Portland meeting, Treshani Perera was appointed as a new member of the committee, following Alan Karass’s rotation off the committee and Sandy Rodriguez’s appointment as chair.
  • During Summer 2018, the Committee focused on selection of nominees for the Vincent H. Duckles, Richard S. Hill, and Eva Judd O’Meara Awards for 2017 publications. Award recipients will be announced at the MLA Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO in 2019.

List of Future Goals