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).
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