Conference Program

Meetings will take place in the Lavin-Bernick Center on the Tulane campus. The opening reception on Thursday evening will be in the Special Collections Exhibit Room of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library.

Please be sure to thank our Program Committee and Local Arrangements Committee for all of their hard work and to thank our generous sponsors.

Thursday, October 12 - Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Preconference "Music in Libraries: Just the Basics"
Click here for the preconference program
5:00 p.m. Bus pick up at hotel
5:30 p.m. Bus drop off at campus
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Reception and Registration
     Special Collection Exhibit Room

You may take this opportunity to explore the exhibit Building a Tradition: the Multifaceted Legacy of Women in New Orleans Music, featuring materials from the Hogan Jazz Archives, curated by Alaina Hébert
8:15 p.m. Bus pick up on campus
8:30 p.m. Bus drop off at hotel

Friday, October 13 - Lavin-Bernick Center

7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Bus pick up at hotel
8:00 – 8:30 Bus drop off on campus
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
(David Banush, Dean of Libraries and Academic Information Resources)
9:15 – 9:45 "James Caldwell, Italian Opera, and Anti-Immigrant Politics in Antebellum New Orleans"
(Mark McKnight, University of North Texas)
9:45 – 10:30 "Halfway between Oratorio and Opera: Early Moravians Love of Sacred Dramatic Music"
(Barbara Strauss, Moravian Music Foundation)
10:30 – 10:45 Break and refreshments
10:45 – 11:15 "Introducing music students to archival research: case studies from Loyola University New Orleans"
(Trish Nugent and Elizabeth Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans)
11:15 – 11:45 "Sketches, Scores, and 'Open Style': Working with the Larry Austin Collection at the University of North Texas Music Library"
(Adam Nunzio La Spata, University of North Texas)
11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:45 – 2:30 "MarcEdit and Connexion In the Audio Rapid Cataloging Project at University of North Texas: Students and Professionals Working Together to Process a Hidden Collection"
(Jean Harden and Joshua Macias, University of North Texas)
2:30 – 3:15 "The Texas Composers Database Meets OpenRefine"
(Maristella Feustle, University of North Texas)
3:15 – 3:30 Break and Refreshments
3:30 – 4:00 "Is this thing on?: Observations on Preserving the Oral History Association Sound Recordings"
(David Huff, University of North Texas)
4:00 – 4:30 "Revitalizing Printed Sheet Music through Digitization and the Creation of Audio Files"
(Faedra Wills, University of Texas, Arlington)
4:30 – 5:00 "I'd Do Anything for Love: Preserving the Denton Music Scene"
(Sara Outhier, University of North Texas)
5:00 – 5:15 Bus to hotel pick up
6:00 Bus drop off at hotel
7:00 – 10:00 Banquet, Mulate's

Saturday, October 14 - Lavin-Bernick Center

7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Bus pick up at hotel
8:00 – 8:30 Bus drop off on campus
8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:30 "Metaldata: Heavy Metal Scholarship in the Music Department and the Music Library"
(Sonia Archer-Capuzzo, Greensboro, N.C. and Guy Capuzzo, University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
9:30 – 10:00 "Trying to Get a Clear Vu of Music Search Behavior"
(Grover Baker, Middle Tennessee State University)
10:00 – 10:30 "No Lawyers, No Problem: Planting a Homegrown Copyright Education Program in the Library"
(Pamela Pagels, Southern Methodist University)
10:30 – 10:45 Break and refreshments
10:45 – 12:00 p.m. TMLA Business Meeting (Keith Chapman, TMLA Chair)
     Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Rm. 603
SEMLA Business Meeting (Chris Durman, SEMLA Chair)
     Lavin-Bernick Center
12:00 p.m. Adjourn
12:00 – 12:15 Bus to hotel pick up
12:45 Bus drop off at hotel