Strategic Planning Task Force Values Sessions

Dear MLA members: The Strategic Planning Task Force has been diligently continuing our work to create the 2022–2030 Strategic Plan.  To support our work and bring in an outside perspective, MLA has engaged DeEtta Jones & Associates (DJA), a minority- and woman-owned consulting firm. DJA has deep expertise with academic libraries, strategy & planning, equity, diversity, inclusion, and […]

Getting Started with Music Librarianship eCourse Bundle Now Available

The MLA Education Committee is pleased to announce a new series of eCourses in collaboration with ALA Publishing. In the Getting Started with Music Librarianship eCourse Bundle, a group of expert music librarians will provide you or your staff with the knowledge and skills that you need to get started in all aspects of music librarianship.  These […]

Webinar- Adjusting to New Working Circumstances during a Pandemic, April 22, 2020

The Music Library Association, in partnership with ALA Publishing, is pleased to present a free webinar designed to help folks cope with stress and burnout during COVID-19. Join librarian Heather Fisher to discuss the mental and physical impacts of new work-life/home-life situations, along with ideas for coping mechanisms, as we all work to navigate these challenging […]

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 […]

Music Reference Skills for Every Librarian eCourse Starts March 2, 2020

If you’re working the reference desk, you are likely to encounter questions about music, and whether you need to find music, scores, or books about music, you need to be prepared. In this eCourse, ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions and the Music Library Association introduce you to the fundamentals of music reference. You’ll be provided with tools […]