Annual Conference Materials: Social Responsibilities

View or download Powerpoint slides, PDF files, handouts, video, and other materials from past annual conference presentations.


Best practices for being an ally to transgender and gender non-conforming individuals in a library environment (Orlando 2017: Holling Smith-Borne, Maddie Dietrich)

The MLS Paraprofessional: [Making the Best of] Hiring, Engaging, and Retaining Professionals in Paraprofessional Positions (Denver 2015: Michelle Hahn, Kristen Heider, Sara Outhier)



Music Collections and Fair Use: Envisioning a Way Forward (Denver 2015: Kathleen De Laurenti, Brandon Butler, Peter Jaszi)




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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.