Call for Applications: Kevin Freeman Travel Grant

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Applications are now being accepted for the Kevin Freeman Travel Grant. The Kevin Freeman Travel Grant is normally intended to support travel and hotel expenses to attend the Music Library Association annual meeting. Since the 2021 MLA joint conference with the Theatre Library Association will be fully online, Kevin Freeman Grants are being offered to […]

MLA/TLA 2021 Meeting to be all Virtual

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The joint meeting for the Music Library Association and the Theatre Library Association in 2021 will now be completely virtual. The following is a message from the MLA Board President, Susannah Cleveland, that was posted on the association’s email list yesterday. Dear friends, At last, we are able to announce, formally, that the Board has […]

2020 MLA Award Winners


As announced at the business meeting in Norfolk, Virginia, on February 29, 2020, here are the recipients of the awards given by the Music Library Association. MLA Diversity Scholarship The MLA Diversity Scholarship Award, funded by the membership of MLA, offers candidates from under-represented groups the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree in library and […]

Creating Linked Data for Music with RIMMF4 Pre-conference February 26, 2020

There’s still time to register for the Pre-conference in Norfolk, “Creating Linked Data for Music with RIMMF4,” a hands-on workshop led by Kathy Glennan, Mary Huismann, and Kristi Bergland designed to help catalogers, metadata librarians, and anyone who wants to better understand the new RDA toolkit and linked data.  This workshop will combine short presentations and […]

Delivering Effective Conference Presentations Webinar, February 5, 2020

Presenting at a conference can be both a major professional opportunity and a major personal challenge. Whether you are sharing a successful project, exciting research, or you’ve been tasked with teaching your peers about a new aspect of library work, there’s a lot of preparation that goes into a successful presentation. In this workshop, Marci […]