Committees: Awards: Walter Gerboth
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To review applications annually and recommend to the Board recipients of the Walter Gerboth Award, which provides support to MLA members in the first five years of their professional or paraprofessional library careers for research in progress in music or music librarianship.

Walter Gerboth Award home page

Committee Handbook

Walter Gerboth Award Committee Handbook

Chair, 2019-2020
Molly O'Brien
Member, 2018-2021
Lina Sheahan
Member, 2019-2022
Joe Clark


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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.