Music Library Association (MLA) Clearinghouse

Go to http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org to see the official Music Library Association Homepage

This WWW weblet was created 11/29/94 and is under construction

Last revision: April 29, 2009

The MLA Clearinghouse stores documents of interest to music librarians. Please read the MLA Clearinghouse Description file for a full explanation.

About MLA

Music Librarianship

Copyright

Library/Research Instruction

Reference/Collection Development

Cataloging

Technology

ABOUT MLA

OFFICIAL MUSIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION Homepage at http://www.musiclibraryassoc.org

MLA-L Welcome file

MLA-L via USENET Access to MLA-L correspondence here will depend on the capabilities of your WWW viewer

WWW interface for accessing MLA-L correspondence archives

MLA Self Study/Plan 2001

MLA Survey of Personnel Characteristics (1997/98)

A profile of the Music Library Association membership: report of the Working Group Surveying Music Library Personnel Characteristics (1999)

Summary of data from MLA survey (1999)

Final Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Study Roundtables

MUSIC LIBRARIANSHIP

MLA Placement Service JOBLIST

IAML(UK) The UK Branch of The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres.

IAML (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres)

MOUG The Music OCLC Users Group

News From the Library of Congress/MOUG/MLA/2007

Courses in Music Librarianship

Indiana University

Simmons College

University of Buffalo

COPYRIGHT

A Guide to Copyright for Music Librarians Sponsored by the Legislation Committee of the Music Library Association

      REFERENCE/COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

MLA Notes Obituary Index Compiled at Stanford University

Gaylord Music Library Necrology File at Washington University

The Music Publishers' Association (MPA) Sales Agency List is comprised of a current directory of music publishers and an index of publisher's imprints.

The Music Publisher's Association (MPA) WWW Homepage --includes the 1995 Sales Agency List

Music Selection Resources on the Web prepared by Anna Seaberg, King County Library System

Vocal Music Collections Available (Sibley Library/Booklab)

Music Library Homeages / Music Library Association, Texas Chapter --click here to see a list of World Wide Web pages with information about music libraries.

A Directory of Music Collections in the Midwestern United States

Directory of Music Libraries and Collections in New England

CATALOGING

Type of compositions for use in music uniform titles : a manual for use with AACR2 chapter 25. 2nd, Updated Edition, June 1997 of the Final report of the Working Group on Types of Compositions.

David Bade's Letter on the LC's decision concerning series authority records , cooperative cataloging, and errors in catalogs.

Robert Freeborn's Cataloging Unusual Sound Recordings.

REFERENCE WORKS USED FOR MUSIC CATALOGING AS LISTED IN THE MUSIC CATALOGING BULLETIN prepared by Lois Kuyper-Rushing

THEMATIC INDEXES USED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS FOR FORMULATING UNIFORM TITLES FOR MUSIC AS LISTED IN THE MUSIC CATALOGING BULLETIN prepared by Lois Kuyper-Rushing

Outsourcing of cataloging survey results (Risley)

Sources for Authority Work in Cataloging Popular Music An annotated guide prepared by the MLA Bibliographic Control Committee: Working Group on Popular Music Sources

Faceted Access to Music: Possibilities and Ramifications Discussion Paper by the Working Group on Faceted Access to Music, February 1994

Faceted Access: A Review of the Literature Paper by Amanda Maple presented at the meeting of the Working Group on Faceted Access to Music, February 1995

Final Report (3/98) of the Working Group on Terminology in 20th Century Music. This report includes a list of the subject heading proposals sent to the Library of Congress and the action LC took on them, as well as the thesaurus of terms compiled by the group.

Point-Counterpoint, MLA style. The BCC Subcommittee for Descriptive Cataloging commissioned Grace Fitzgerald and David Thomas to prepare position papers on the entry of music videos: composer main entry or not. These papers were distributed in advance of the Atlanta (Feb. 95) conference and served as the basis for discusssion at the SDC open meeting as well as at other meetings related to music videos. Click here to see the Position Papers

USMARC to MUMS Conversion Tables --may be of interest to catalogers searching in LC's MUMS/LOCIS.

Report of the MARBI/USMARC Advisory Group Meeting, San Francisco, June 1997

Report of the MARBI/USMARC Advisory Group Meeting, Washington D.C., February 1997

Report of the MARBI/USMARC Advisory Group Meeting --This is a report of a meeting which took place in New York, July 6-8, 1996, submitted by Karen Little. Comments on the topics discussed in the report should be sent to her.

Format Integration: The Final Phase. This is the text of a presentation made by Kathy Glennan at the MARC Formats Subcommittee meeting in Atlanta, 2-10-95.

Vendor Processing for Authority Control: The UC Experience with BNA. This is a paper presented by Paul Cauthen at a meeting of the MLA Midwest Chapter, 31 October 1992.

Training for Music Cataloging is a document prepared by Ian Fairclough for the MOUG conference session on training music cataloging personnel

Principles of Music Uniform Titles, a Brief Introduction is a document prepared by Matthew W. Wise for readers and users of music library catalog records

Sheet Music Cataloging Guidelines presented by the Working Group on Sheet Music Cataloging

Music Cataloging Webpages

Indiana University William and Gayle Cook Music Library Technical Services Division

Sibley Music Library Technical Services

University of California at San Diego, Technical Processing Online Tools (TPOT) Music Library Technical Services

Yale University Music Library: Music Cataloging at Yale

TECHNOLOGY

Proposal for Encoding Western Music Symbols in ISO/IEC 10646  gives information about the provisionally approved Western Music script for the Unicode standard of computer text representation (ISO 10646). It is a link from the "Proposed New Scripts" page < http://www.unicode.org/pending/pending.html of the Unicode web site.


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