Publication Awards
Awards supporting outstanding music publications. See Publication Award Nominations for more information on how to nominate publications for any of these awards.

Vincent H. Duckles Award

An annual award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music.

Richard S. Hill Award

An annual award for the best article on music librarianship or article of a music-bibliographic nature.

Eva Judd O'Meara Award

An annual award for the best review published in Notes.


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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.