Submission Guidelines for Index & Bibliography Series

Proposal guidelines for authors and reviewers (pdf)



  • Include an abstract describing the content and function of the work.
  • Style should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Follow chapter 14, "Documentation I: Notes and Bibliography," for bibliographic citations.



Submit proposals and manuscripts (.doc, .docx, .rtf, .odf) to:

Maristella Feustle
Editor, MLA Index and Bibliography Series


Music Library Association 1600 Aspen Commons Suite 100 Middleton, WI 53562

608-831-8200 FAX
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.