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Learn more about our work by reading some of the publications developed by Music Library Association Committees, Task Forces, and members.

MLA Blog

The official blog of the Music Library Association is intended for discussion of issues impacting Music Librarianship and Music Libraries.

Bibliographic Control Committee Website

Regularly updated by the BCC, this website contains committee and special reports pertaining to bibliographic control of music materials.

Music Discovery Requirements Document and other resources for optimizing discovery interfaces for music materials, developed by the Emerging Technologies and Service Committee.

Register of Music Library Building and Renovation Projects

Information on building and renovation projects involving music libraries.

Music Library Facilities: A Bibliography

Books, articles, and other resources on music library facilities, as well as general library facilities and specific issues such as furnishing and accessibility.

Music Preservation Resources

Created by the Preservation Committee of the Music Library Association in 2008, the site is designed to bring information about the preservation of music materials together in one convenient location. It is primarily for librarians and archivists, but can be helpful to anyone seeking to preserve their collections.

Informational Literacy Instructional Objectives for Undergraduate Music Majors

Instructional objectives, based on ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards, developed by the Bibliographic Instruction Subcommittee.  The article by Cary and Sampsel from Notes explains the history and purpose of the project.

Metadata Standards and Guidelines for Digital Audio

The document outlines a number of metadata standards relevant to the description and management of digital audio, explaining its purpose and providing links to documentation and relevant examples.


Survey of Music Library Personnel Characteristics, 2009

This site includes statistical analysis, raw data, and background information on the 2009 iteration of the Survey of Music Library Personnel Characteristics.