Call for Nominations: Publication Awards

The Publications Awards Committee welcomes nominations for the following annual awards: The Vincent H. Duckles Award, for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music. The Richard S. Hill Award, for the best article on music librarianship or article of a music-bibliographic nature. The Eva Judd O’Meara Award, for the best review published […]

2 Titles Now Available from A-R Editions

From MLA’s Technical Reports series: Music Research Data Management: A Guide for Librarians by Amy S. Jackson and Sean Luyk. This book provides a foundation for learning about research data management within the music and music-related disciplines in academia. Libraries can curate data for research and scholarship by supporting description and access, preservation, and open […]

Call for Chapter Contributors: Belonging in Music Libraries: Bringing DEIA to Music Information Literacy


Volume editors: Kathleen Abromeit and Dyani Sabin Educators are continually trying to create meaningful ways to respond to the needs of a more diverse student population. DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility) initiatives in music information literacy can help us develop a deeper understanding in which to foster a more inclusive and equitable library learning […]

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 […]

A Thematic Index of Works by Eugène Bozza: Author Interview

Thematic Index of Bozza book cover

The following is an interview with Lois Kuyper-Rushing, author of A Thematic Index of Works by Eugène Bozza, part of the MLA Index and Bibliography series, newly published by A-R Editions. Q: Lois, you mention in the Acknowledgments that your research into Eugène Bozza’s works began as a doctoral dissertation. What was your journey like, […]