MLA's Series

A-R Editions is delighted to co-publish MLA's three book series. Well respected in the field, the three series make available the latest research in music librarianship by respected professionals. New titles will be announce as information about them is available.

Titles released are available from Scarecrow Press through the end of 2009, and if you have questions about current titles and new releases in all of the series, contact A-R Editions, Inc

Basic Manual Series

A comprehensive series of manuals designed to assist the librarian in dealing with various aspects of the organization, administration and use of a music library.


Index & Bibliography Series

A series of bibliographies, indexes, discographies and other guides to music and music literature. All areas of music study are covered, including popular music, American music, historical bibliography, new musicology, ethnomusicology and projects with potential to reach the broader musical public.

Technical Reports

Each volume in the series provides a focused, in-depth look at the practical side of the music library profession. Topics include cataloging, audio technology, and facilities management as well as reports of current research in music librarianship.


Of Related Interest

Music Libraries, and the Academy: Essays in Honor of Lenore Coral, edited by James P. Cassaro


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About MLA

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.