2018 Meeting in Portland, Oregon

mla portland 2018 logo

January 31-February 4, 2018

Hilton Portland Downtown
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon, 97204

Conference Program

Public Services Town Hall

Public Services Committee Town Hall: This moderated town hall session will be an opportunity for Public Services Committee members to provide concise overviews of the current work of each subcommittee.

Read More »

Information Literacy for Music Graduate Students: A Framework Application

The syllabus for a graduate-level bibliographic research course in music at Western Michigan University (WMU) provides an opportunity to link Frames of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, as reflected in the WMU Libraries’ recently developed Information Literacy Core Competencies (ILCCs), to graduate instruction in music. I have had multiple opportunities to teach this graduate-level bibliographic research course, Introduction to Research in Music. Over the course of the semester, the course includes activities related to each of the Frames in the Framework.

Read More »

Best of Chapters: If Books Could Talk

In Spring 2015, UISpecColl debuted a new YouTube series, “If Books Could Talk”, which was a collaboration between Special Collections librarian Colleen Theisen (host of the program), history PhD candidate Heather Wacha (lead writer), and music librarian Katie Buehner (director and editor). The series examined the materiality of seven medieval manuscripts, including two music manuscripts, in imitation of several successful YouTube educational series.

Read More »
Close Menu