Committees: Awards: Publications


To recommend to the Board publications that the Committee regards as qualified to receive the following prizes awarded annually by MLA:

  1. The Vincent H. Duckles Award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music;
  2. The Richard S. Hill Award for the best article on music librarianship or article of a music-bibliographic nature;
  3. The Eva Judd O'Meara Award for the best review in Notes.

Publications are considered during the year following their imprint date and awards are announced at the annual meeting in the year following, that is, prizes for publications issued in 1981 are announced in 1983, etc.

Committee Handbook

Publications Awards Committee Handbook
Chair, 2016-2017
Renée McBride
Member, 2015-2017
Alan Karass
Member, 2016-2018
Sandy Rodriguez


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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 eleven regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level.