MLA Statement Opposing Anti-Asian Violence

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The Music Library Association condemns violence and racism against our Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander colleagues and those we serve. We are deeply saddened and shocked at the recent tragic murders in Atlanta, and we mourn those lost: Delaina Ashley Yaun GonzalezPaul Andre MichelsXiaojie TanDaoyou FengJulie Soon Chung ParkHyun Jung GrantSuncha KimYong Ae YueElcias Hernandez-Ortiz […]

Newly Appointed Positions for 2021

Congratulations to the following people who have been appointed to positions within MLA, as announced at the business meeting on March 5, 2021: Assistant Web Editor: Karen BerryCopyright Website Editor: Amy HunsakerDevelopment Officer: Sara WhiteMLA Archivist: Christina Taylor GibsonMLA-L Moderator/Mediator: Steve LandstreetPlacement Officer: Grace HaynesStudent/Early Career Representative to the Board: Ellen OgiharaTechnical Reports Series Editor: […]

2021 MLA Citation Awardees

The MLA Citation, the Association’s tribute for lifetime achievement, is awarded in recognition of distinguished service to music librarianship over a career. It is the highest honor we bestow. For 2021, we have three recipients of the MLA Citation. Beth Christensen As a leader and decision-maker at the national and regional levels of MLA over the […]

2021 MLA Award Recipients

As announced at the business meeting at the virtual annual conference on March 5, 2021, here are the recipients of the awards given by the Music Library Association. MLA Diversity Scholarship The MLA Diversity Scholarship Award offers candidates from under-represented groups the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree in library and information science (MLIS) with […]

Call for Proposals: Belonging in Music Libraries

MLA’s Basic Manual Series is pleased to announce the development of a new topic area, Belonging in Music Libraries. While dimensions of belonging have explored the concept in other library settings, this effort stands apart in overtly addressing the topic in music libraries. This innovative topic area will be included in the Basic Manual Series. Potential topics may include but are […]