A place to share ideas about advocating for music library resources, spaces, users, and staff. Administered by the Music Library Advocacy Committee of the Music Library Association (MLA).
Availability of vocal music scores compilations containing art songs by African American composers. Supplemental content accompanying the book, So You Want to Sing Spirituals.
I can only speak to the issue of communicating about advocacy. The Music Library Advocacy Task Force’s 2017 survey indicated that a listserv was not the most desirable venue for discussions of advocacy-related topics. Perhaps it’s due to listserv fatigue, or just a preference for other methods of communication. Face-to-face discussion was th…[Read more]
It is my impression that the amount of communication/postings etc. taking place on MLA-L is considerably less than ten, twenty or twenty-five years ago. Is this because there are fewer music librarians? or is the chatter taking place in other fora?
-Tom Moore, FIU