Editor’s note: In light of the MLA board’s letter to Dartmouth, it seemed fitting to elaborate upon the branch closure I referenced in Newsletter 208. Advocacy is a delicate balancing act, and while branch consolidations can pose significant drawbacks, they can also bring benefits in the appropriate context. In May 2020, I was informed our […]
The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. Founded in 1931, it has an international membership of librarians, musicians, scholars, educators, and members of the book and music trades. Complementing the Association’s national and international activities are ten regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level. The MLA is the U.S. Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres.
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