Annual Conference Materials: Subject Access

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



The "Black Box": How students use a single search box to search for music materials (Orlando 2017: Kirstin Dougan, Nara Newcomer)

CMC Town Hall (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Mary Huismann, Casey Mullin, James Soe Nyun, Damien Iseminger, Kirk-Evan Billet, Christopher Holden)
PPT (Billet/Soe Nyun) | PPT (Holden Iseminger) | TEXT (Holden/Iseminger) | PPT (Huismann/Iseminger) | TEXT (Huismann/Iseminger) | PPT (Mullin) | TEXT (Mullin) | PPT (Soe Nyun) | TEXT (Soe Nyun)

It's Happening Now: Two Developments Using Music Ontologies (Orlando 2017: Tracey Snyder, Kimmy Szeto, Jean Delahousse)
PPT (Snyder) | PPT (Szeto) | PPT (Szeto)

More than a Melody : Providing graphical subject access to sheet music (Orlando 2017: Garth Tardy)

CMC Town Hall (Cincinnati 2016: Beth Iseminger, Casey Mullin, Kathy Glennan, Kevin Kishimoto, Tracey Snyder, James Soe Nyun, Linda Blair)

Music Discovery Requirements in Action (Cincinnati 2016: Nara Newcomer, Jessica Harvey, Nancy Lorimer, Patricia Sasser, Christopher Holden)


Music Genre in the Wild: Possibilities for music discovery with LCGFT, LCMPT, and other LC vocabularies (Cincinnati 2016: Nancy Lorimer)


Exploring a Faceted World: Discovering Music Resources Using Medium of Performance and Genre Terms (Denver 2015: Kevin Kishimoto, Hermine Vermeij, Casey Mullin, Beth Iseminger)





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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.