Music Library Association

The Music Library Association is the professional organization in the United States devoted to music librarianship and to all aspects of music materials in libraries. Founded in 1931, MLA provides a forum for study and action on issues that affect music libraries and their users. MLA and its members make significant contributions to librarianship, publishing, standards and scholarship, and the development of new information technologies. In the forefront of contemporary librarianship, MLA assures that users of music materials will be well served by their libraries. 

Conference Dates & Sites

*Officers change annually at Conference



Mark McKnight
Head, Music Library
University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203
(940 565-2859


Susannah Cleveland
Bowling Green State University
Head, Music Library and Sound Recordings Archives
419 372-9929 (Phone)
419 372-7996 (Fax)

ALA Affiliates Liaison

Tracey L. Snyder
Music Catalog and Instruction Librarian
Sidney Cox Library of Music and Dance
220 Lincoln Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853-4101

Business Office

Music Library Association, Inc.
1600 Aspen Commons, Suite 100
Middleton, WI  53562
(608) 836-5825
Fax: (608) 831-8200