Call for Applications: Walter Gerboth Award

Walter Gerboth

The Walter Gerboth Research Award was founded in 1984 by the Music Library Association to honor Past-President Walter Gerboth, librarian, teacher, mentor, leader in the Music Library Association, and pathmaker in music librarianship. The Walter Gerboth Award enables MLA to recognize promising work by its newer members (a group to which Walter Gerboth gave special […]

Call for Applications: Carol June Bradley Award

carol june bradley

The Carol June Bradley Award for Historical Research in Music Librarianship was created by the Music Library Association in 2003 through the generous financial support of its namesake. Since Ms. Bradley’s death in 2009, MLA has continued to fund the award in her honor. The award exists to support research in music, music bibliography and […]

Call for Applications: Dena Epstein Award

Dena Epstein

The Dena Epstein Award for Archival and Library Research in American Music was created in 1995 through a generous gift from Morton and Dena Epstein to the Music Library Association. Applications are currently being accepted for one or more grants to be awarded for the year 2021. The total amount of funding available is $5,700. […]

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Membership registration for the 2020-2021 year has begun! New for 2020-2021: A temporary new category, the Emergency Circumstances membership, is available for individuals experiencing significant loss of income due to employment circumstances. It carries the same privileges as Regular membership. The recommended amount (default) is $24. If you wish to pay a different amount, or […]

MLA Statement Opposing Racism and Police Brutality

We, the Music Library Association, express our support to the families of Mr. George Floyd, Ms. Breonna Taylor, Mr. Ahmaud Arbery, and to Black people all across the world who struggle to enjoy universal human rights. There is power in coming together to directly oppose racial injustice and police brutality. Therefore, the Music Library Association […]