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Welcome to our online community!  Learn more about the work of our association by learning about the work of our committees, interest groups, system user groups, and task forces.  Committees and task forces are appointed by the Music Library Association's Board of Directors.  Joining these groups requires membership in the Music Library Association.  Interested in joining a committee or task force? Contact the chair of the group for more information.  Interest groups and system user groups are free for any MLA member to join.


  • Board of Directors »

  • Chapters »

  • The Music Library Association has 10 regional chapters.
  • Committees »

  • All committees, unless otherwise specified in the constitution and bylaws or in the Administrative Handbook, report to the membership through the Board. Committees are appointed with power to take all steps necessary to carry out their charge while following the policies set forth in the constitution and bylaws and the Administrative Handbook. However, it is the responsibility of committees to notify and consult with the President prior to taking significant actions, especially when they might be controversial or when they affect relations with other organizations.
  • Editors »

  • Liaisons »

  • Officers »

  • Interest Groups »

  • Interest Groups are assemblies of members of the Association that convene at the Association's annual meeting to exchange ideas on topics not specifically addressed by the committees of the Association. Interest Groups are led by a Coordinator appointed by the President in consultation with the Board and other parties as appropriate. Normally there are no other officers and no specified membership.
  • Task Forces »

  • The following are task forces and teams currently active in MLA.
  • Work Spaces »


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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.