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MOLA Librarians in Print and articles of interest

Clinton Nieweg: Helpful Hints for Orchestra Librarians, from The Conductor's Guild, Podium Notes
The intrepid Clinton F. Nieweg shares his encyclopedic knowledge of music publishing with some guidelines for getting the most out of your music rentals!
Linked with permission of C. Nieweg

from THE SCORE and I. M. A. Magazine
William Glock, Editor
Confusion and Error
by Normal Del Mar
PART I Number 21, October 1957
PART II Number 22, February 1958
PART III Number 23, July 1958

from the Arts page of The Australian Financial Review
Articles by Christopher Sears
Reprinted with the permission of Christopher Sears

Farabee, Marcia: Progressions [American Symphony Orchestra League] 1991
Available through the courtesy of the American Symphony Orchestra League

fromHarmony™:Forum of the Symphony Orchestra Institute, Number 9, October 1999
Behind the Scenes: A Roundtable
A discussion with Marcia Farabee, Margo Hodgson, Karen Schnackenburg, Larry Tarlow, and Ron Whitaker.
Reprinted with permission of the Symphony Orchestra Institute

Symphony Magazine (January-February 2008)
by Wynne Delacoma
Turning the Page
Reprinted by permission of Symphony Magazine, the magazine of the League of American Orchestras

Symphony Magazine (February-March 1983): pp. 11-13
Concert Production's New Ally: A Computer Learns the Score
By Marshall Burlingame
Reprinted by permission of Symphony Magazine, copyright 1983 (1988) American Symphony Orchestra League.

Staging an Orchestra Concert
By Marshall Burlingame
First published in MadAminA (a publication of the Music Associations of America) vol. 4, no. 1 (Spring 1983): pp. 13-15.
Reprinted by permission of the Music Associations of America.

International Musician, August 1994
Those Pesky Librarians
by Karen Schnackenberg
Reprinted by permission of the American Federation of Musicians.

International Musician, July 2002
Orchestra Librarians Keep Up in Digital Age
by Karen Schnackenberg
Reprinted by permission of the American Federation of Musicians.

International Musician, August 2002
Many Hats Behind the Music: For Librarians, It's a Constant Work in Progress
Reprinted by permission of the American Federation of Musicians.

Tempo [Temple University Public Radio magazine] (January/February/March 2003): pp. 19-21
Settling the Scores
by Joe Barron
Reprinted by permission of Temple University Public Radio.

The Strad: Behind the Scenes v.108, no.1285, (May 1997), p. 584
Crisis Manager
by Pierre Ruhe
Originally published in The Strad, reproduced with permission.

Classification of the Performance Librarian Within the Orchestra
A Thesis in Music by Andrew S. Holmes
Posted with permission

Film Music in Concert
by Jon Burlingame
Posted with permission

Editions Paper July 1999
by Clint Nieweg and Robert Sutherland
Prepared for an IAML conference: "A discussion of various editorial trends and how a conductor's decision to use a particular edition may impact the librarian."
Posted with permission

What's in a Name?
by Frank Byrne, former Chief Librarian at the U.S. Marine Band and now Executive Director at the Kansas CIty Symphony.
Covers the basic issue of cataloging that every librarian needs to know. Originally published in BD Guide 8, no. 1 (September-October 1993): pp. 6-7
Reprinted by permission of Kenneth Neidig and BD Guide magazine.

Hats off to the Harmonica Man
, a feature article about Mike Runyan of Indianapolis Symphony, as published on Sky Blue Window web magazine.

Mary Plaine feature on Impromptu Magazine
As seen in the May-June 2013 issue of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Overture magazine. Used by permission.

The Professional Life of an Orchestra Librarian in Asia: an Information Interview with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Librarian
In this interview article, Kohr Chin Yang discusses his professional life as the music librarian for a Western orchestra in Asia.
By Patrick Lo, associate professor of library and information science at the University of Tsukuba in Japan.
Published with permission.

Broken Pencil Back Issues
Broken Pencil is a newletter published by British orchestra librarians between 2001-2004.
Posted with permission.

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