Call for Nominations: MLA Board Student/Early Career Representative

The 2020 MLA Nominating Committee welcomes nominations and self-nominations for a one-year appointment to the MLA Board as a Student/Early Career Representative for 2020-2021. This appointment begins a three-year pilot initiative recently approved by the Board. The intent is to capture the feedback of those new to and entering into the profession of music librarianship […]

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 […]

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 […]

Register for MLA-ALA Music Reference Skills E-Course

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As part of the Music Library Association’s partnership with ALA Publishing, we are pleased to announce the first of several MLA eCourses—Music Reference Skills for Every Librarian. This 4-week eCourse facilitated by Sara J. Beutter Manus, Music Librarian at Vanderbilt University, begins on Monday, April 16 and covers some of the most common problems encountered […]

Grove Music Online Update

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A new version of Grove/Oxford Music Online was released on December 7, 2017. MLA News will host a temporary list of questions, tips, and updates about the new version, in order to share information about this new interface and its architecture. Entries are listed alphabetically within their section. Major revisions are noted in a date […]