Committees: Preservation


The Preservation Committee coordinates preservation activities within the Music Library Association by keeping the membership informed of ongoing research and development in preservation, encouraging appropriate ways of handling music materials, and addressing specific preservation problems. The Committee concerns itself with the preservation of all forms of music materials, print and other media, held by libraries and archives.

Chair, 2018-2022
Treshani Perera
Member, 2017-2021
Elizabeth Berndt-Morris
Member, 2018-2022
Jonathan Manton
Member, 2018-2022
Peter Shirts
Member, 2019-2023
Kristi Bergland
Member, 2019-2023
Keith D. Eiten
Member, 2019-2023
William Sherfey
Member, 2020-2024
Enrique Caboverde III
Member, 2020-2024
Kevin S. Kishimoto
Member, ex-officio, 2018-2021
Melissa E. Wertheimer


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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.