Conference Program

Meetings will take place in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Duke's West Campus. The opening reception on Thursday evening will be in the Biddle Music Building on Duke's East Campus and the banquet on Friday evening will be at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

Please be sure to thank our Program Committee and Local Arrangements Committee for all of their hard work and to thank our generous sponsors Theodore Front Musical Literature, Naxos, ArkivMusic and Duke University Libraries.

Thursday, October 20th

9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Preconference "Music in Libraries: Just the Basics"
Sessions held in Bostock 023, Rubenstein 249 and the Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room on West Campus
5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Reception and Registration – Biddle Music Building (East Campus)
Tours of the Duke University Music Library and Duke University Musical Instrument Collections
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. (Optional) Concert: Ian Bostridge and Thomas Adès performing Schubert's Winterreise – Baldwin Auditorium (East Campus)

Friday, October 21st
Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

8:30 a.m.–8:50 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Special Guest Ian Bostridge will discuss his book Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession (2015)
Refreshments courtesy of Naxos and Duke Performances
10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Short Break
Opening Remarks, Dr. Naomi Nelson, Associate University Librarian and Director, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m. "Behind the Benign: Reading and Contextualizing a Photograph of Girls Playing Recorders"
(Steven Gerber, George Mason University)
11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. "Popular Sheet Music Publishing and the First World War"
(Liza Weisbrod, Auburn University)
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. "Just Tell Me What You Want: Collection Format Preference of Music Faculty"
(Carey Huddlestun, Kennesaw State University)

Panel with Audience Discussion: "What Do We Buy for the Music Collection and Why Do We Buy It?"
(Moderator: Steve Burton, Kennesaw State University. Panel: Roberta Ford, Columbus State University; Jean Wald, Stetson University; Liza Weisbrod, Auburn University; Carey Huddlestun, Kennesaw State University)
12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m. "The Sonic Dictionary: A Reference Source of Sounds"
(Mary Caton Lingold, Duke University)
2:15 p.m–2:45 p.m. "Documenting Music History through Digital Humanities"
(Cynthia Miller, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa)
2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. "Teaching with Archival Music: The NC Jukebox Project"
(Trudi Abel and Victoria Szabo, Duke University)
3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Break and Refreshments (Sponsored by ArkivMusic)

Opportunity to explore the exhibit "The Common Ground We Meet Upon": Music Collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Mary Duke Biddle Room, Rubenstein Library (across from the Holsti Room)
4:00 p.m.–4:45 p.m. "Perspectives in Moravian Music: Bringing Resources to Light Globally"
(Barbara Strauss, Moravian Music Foundation)
4:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m. "Total Health for Music Librarians"
(David Hursh, East Carolina University)
6:15 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Banquet at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University (sponsored by Theodore Front Musical Literature, Duke University Libraries, and the Duke University Department of Music) Cash Cocktail Reception (starting at 6:15)
Dinner (starting at 7:15)
Performance by the Duke New Music Ensemble
Special Exhibit Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

Saturday, October 22nd
Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

8:30 a.m–9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m. "Howard Goodall – Learning about Music the Visual Way"
(Jaroslaw Szurek, Samford University)
9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m. "An Introduction to Music Research Tools: A Case Study for Undergraduate Information Literacy"
(Patricia Puckett Sasser, Furman University)
10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. "Student Engagement through Programming in the Music Library"
(Jennifer Cheney Laski, Elizabeth City State University)
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break and Refreshments (sponsored by Naxos)
10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Business Meeting (Chris Durman, SEMLA Chair)
12:00 p.m. Adjourn