REFERENCE SOURCES SPOTLIGHT: KLASSIKA

Klassika is an online music encyclopedia focused on composers and their works. As a music reference source, it might best be described as an extensive guide to the works of both major and less well-known composers in the Western classical tradition. As such, it shows some of the inherent lack of diversity associated with many […]

MLA Business Office Update

On behalf of the MLA Business Office, I would like to confirm that we are open, but working remotely, since Wisconsin has a safer-at-home policy in place. That stated, we are here to support MLA’s members as we normally do. As you know, the best way to reach the MLA Business Office is by sending […]

REFERENCE SOURCES SPOTLIGHT: GOOGLE TRENDS: http://trends.google.com

Google, provider of a search engine, video hosting platform (YouTube), and news aggregator, makes its money from advertising, but how do advertisers know where to spend that money?  Google collects data on the searches performed by its users, among other methods.  Unlike Google Analytics, which shows advertisers their return on investment, Google Trends provides data […]

REFERENCE SOURCES SPOTLIGHT: theeuropeanlibrary.org

Founded in 2004 by the Center for European Research Libraries (CERN), theeuropeanlibrary.org (TEL) is a portal for searching the holdings of 48 European national libraries and 60 additional major research libraries, including many university libraries. No new entries have been added since the site was frozen in December 2016, but this does not diminish its […]

Migrating the MLA Website

A proposal has gone to the MLA Board of Directors recommending that the MLA migrate the public information side of its website to WordPress from its current home in YourMembership (MLA’s third-party member and content management system). This proposal can be read in the Draft Montreal minutes, available here (see pages 20-21). Over the next […]