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Atlantic Chapter MLA : 2018 Meeting: Program

The Atlantic Chapter of MLA will be holding its annual meeting this fall, jointly sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Library System (ULS) and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP), on October 12-13, 2018.


ATMLA Pittsburgh 2018 Program

October 12-13, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

12:00 - 1:00 PM Registration (Hillman Library*)

1:00 - 1:30  Welcome

Kornelia Tancheva, University Librarian, University of Pittsburgh

Mary Frances Cooper, President and Director, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

            Paper Session I

1:30 - 2:00  Jonathan Sauceda and Joe Clark, Format Preferences of Today's Performing Arts Faculty

2:00 – 2:30  Zachary Tumlin, “This Is a Quiet Library, Except When It’s Not:”  On the Lack of Literature About Neurodiversity in Music and Information Studies

2:30 – 3:00  Carl Rahkonen, Finnish American Music in Archival Collections, or the Best Things I Learned on Sabbatical

3:00 – 3:30  Afternoon break

            Paper Session II

3:30 – 4:00  Kristin Heath, Using Google Drive to Update Our Audio Reserves Service

4:00 – 4:30  Reed David, Jazz Influence in Two Concertos of Aaron Copland

4:30 – 5:00  Michelle Oswell, Escape the library: An experiment in first-year orientation sessions

5:00 – 6:00 Reception


Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:30 – 9:30 AM  Continental breakfast at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh** (with tours)

            Paper Session III (Hillman Library*)

10:00 – 10:30  Diane Dudley & Kathleen DeLaurenti, A View From the Bridge: Working Across Generational Divides in the Music Library

10:30 – 10:45  Mariana Whitmer, Introducing the Silent Film Sound & Music Archive

10:45 – 11:15 Andrea Copland, Deconstructing Jean Ivey: Performing from the Archives and Raising Stakes in the Conservatory

11:15 – 11:30  Refreshments

11:30 – 12:30 Business meeting


After the meeting: the Annual ATMLA Bicycle Outing


Meeting locations:

*All meetings will take place at:

Hillman Library, ground floor

Dr. Amy E. Knapp Room

3960 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

**The Saturday morning continental breakfast is at:

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

4400 Forbes Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213