Meetings

Upcoming Meeting

81st Annual Meeting of the Midwest Chapter

October 28 – 30, 2022
Bloomington, IN

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80th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Chapter

October 21 – 22, 2021
Online via ZOOM

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Travel Scholarships

The Leslie Troutman Scholarship provides support for attendance at chapter meetings by staff and paraprofessionals working in music libraries or with music collections in libraries in the Midwest Chapter region.

You can find the 2022 Troutman Scholarship application form here.

The Phyllis J. Schoonover Scholarship for Student Members provides support for attendance at chapter meetings by students who are enrolled in a library school in the Midwest Chapter region.

You can find the 2022 Schoonover Scholarship application form here.

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Past Meetings

October 24 – 26, 2019
Champaign-Urbana, IL

The Program Committee has adopted the theme, “Creating a Collective: Collaboration and Intersection in Music Librarianship” for this year’s meeting.

October 18-20, 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Local Arrangements Committee: 
Jason Imbesi (University of Michigan)
Mike Duffy (Western Michigan University)
Grace Haynes (Michigan State University)
Marianne Kordas (Andrews University)
Laura Thompson (Central Michigan University)

To view more information about the conference, go to http://mwmla.wp.musiclibraryassoc.org/2018meeting/

For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters. 

October 12-14, 2017
Iowa City, IA

Local Arrangements Committee: 
Andi Beckendorf (Luther College)
Katie Buehner (University of Iowa)
Melissa Moll (University of Iowa)
Angela Pratesi (University of Northern Iowa)

To view more information about the conference, go to https://libguides.musiclibraryassoc.org/mwmla2017

For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters. 

October 13-15, 2016
Normal, Illinois

Local Arrangements Committee: 
Bob Delvin (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Anne Shelley (Illinois State University)

To view more information about the conference, go to http://guides.library.illinoisstate.edu/mwmla2016/

For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters. 

October 15-17, 2015
Louisville, Kentucky

Local Arrangements Committee: 
James Procell, Local Arrangements Chair (University of Louisville)
Rachel Hodge (University of Louisville)
Matt Ertz (University of Louisville)
Kerri Scannell Baunach (University of Kentucky)
Paula Hickner (University of Kentucky)


For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters. 

October 9-11, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Local Arrangements Committee: 
Mary L. Huismann, Local Arrangements Chair (University of Minnesota)
Kristi Bergland (University of Minnesota)
Beth Christensen (St. Olaf College)
Catherine R. Lutz (University of St. Thomas)
Lynne Weber (Minnesota State University, Mankato)

To view more information about the conference, go to http://mwmla2014.weebly.com/

For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters. 

October 10-12, 2013
Cleveland, Ohio

Local Arrangements Committee:
Andy Leach, Chair (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum)
Joe Clark (Kent State University)
Michael Dalby (Cleveland Public Library)
Laurie Lake (Cleveland Institute of Music)
Laura Moody (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum)

To view more information about the conference, go to http://libguides.cim.edu/mlamidwestcleveland2013

For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters.

October 11-13, 2012
Naperville, Illinois

Local Arrangements Committee:
Michael Duffy, Co-Chair (Northern Illinois University)
Jill King, Co-Chair (DePaul University)
Lynn Gullickson, L.P.C. (Center for Christian Life Enrichment, Northbrook, IL)
Kathleen Haefliger (Chicago State University)
Deborah Morris (Roosevelt University)
Richard Schwegel (Roosevelt University)
Stephen Wright (Northern Illinois University)

For more information about the presentations from this and other meetings, please see the Meeting Presentations page where you can download materials submitted by the presenters.

70th Annual Meeting (October 27-29, 2011), Indianapolis, IN
69th Annual Meeting (October 21-23, 2010), Bloomington-Normal, IL
68th Annual Meeting (October 8-10, 2009), Notre Dame, IN
67th Annual Meeting (October 23-25, 2008), Kansas City, MO
66th Annual Meeting (October 11-13, 2007), Cincinnati, OH-Covington, KY