Common Questions in the Nominating Process

[this document also appears as Appendix 9 of the MLA Nominating Committee Handbook] MLA’s Constitution and Administrative Handbook dictate the procedures for elections. Each Nominating Committee also grapples with issues not addressed in existing documentation and must rely on past practices and common sense to come to decisions. This document represents an attempt to create […]

MLA Technical Reports No. 34 Released: Music Description and Access by Jean Harden

The latest installment in the MLA Technical Reports series, Music Description and Access: Solving the Puzzle of Cataloging by Jean Harden, was published in late 2017. To learn more, please visit the publisher’s website. The following includes excerpts from the book’s introduction, kindly furnished by the author and with the permission of A-R Editions.   Why […]

Renewals open June 1, 2017

video on how to renew

It’s time to renew your MLA membership! A few notes concerning this year’s renewal cycle: The renewal period start on June 1 and ends on June 30. Dues are unchanged from 2016-2017. Members of the Mountain-Plains and Texas chapters may now pay their chapter dues alongside their annual dues. Please use the MLA website to […]