• --Provide a voice for the music library community in the formation and testing of the Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME)

  • --Test the BIBFRAME schema and the LC MARC-to-BIBFRAME converter with regards to how they handle music materials, including scores and sound recordings

  • --Provide feedback to LC and Zepheira on particular areas of interest for music, such as medium of performance, genre, preferred titles and name-title authorities

  • --Identify a means for continually monitoring, evaluating and testing BIBFRAME implementations

  • --Make recommendations regarding how MLA can best communicate BIBFRAME development to the MLA community and voice responses to BIBFRAME development

  • --Test BIBFRAME implementations for particular areas of music resources

  • --Monitor training opportunities in which music librarians could participate and share information about such opportunities

For more information, please see the Task Force's page on the MLA website.

Current Reports


  • Kimmy Szeto, Chair
  • James Soe Nyun (ex officio)
  • Anne Adams
  • Anna Alfeld
  • Kirk-Evan Billet
  • Catherine Busselen
  • Kevin Kishimoto
  • Lisa McFall
  • Sophie Rondeau
  • Tracey Snyder
  • William Vanden Dries
  • Hermine Vermeij
  • Laura Yust (LC)