Conference Program

Please be sure to thank our various committees for all of their hard work and to thank our generous sponsors.

Friday, October 16, 2020 (all times Eastern Standard Time)

*All presentations will take place at the Zoom address distributed by email before the conference.

9:45 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jake Schaub, Vanderbilt University (SEMLA Chair)
10:00 a.m.– 11:30 a.m. Session #1
  Moderator: TBD

"25 Years of Circulating Musical Monuments: Analyzing the Data"
(Peter Shirts, Emory University)

"Three Years Later - Just Tell Me What You Want: Collection Format Preference of Music Faculty"
(Carey Huddlestun, Kennesaw State University)

"Teaching MEI in the Music Library"
(Jake Schaub, Vanderbilt University)

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Keynote Address followed by Q&A

"Equitable Collections Should be the Norm: Considerations for Music Library Professionals"
Joy Doan, University of Miami

1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Digital Poster Session/Coffee Break
Grab some coffee (or beverage of your choice) and stop by the virtual "poster session/coffee break" to chat with these presenters about their work!

"Not to Be Taken Out of Context: The Persisting Usefulness of Microfilm"
(Joel Roberts, University of Memphis)

"Sustaining the World While Embedded: Ten Years of Information Literacy Inside a World Music Class"
(Sarah Dorsey, University of North Carolina--Greensboro)
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Session #2
"Sustaining the Sacred Harp Museum: A Case Study in the Management of a Small Special Library"
Accompanying text
(Erin Fulton, University of Kentucky)

"Creating a Statewide Folk Arts Program at the University of Arkansas Libraries"
(Drew Beisswenger, University of Arkansas)
3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Session #3
Moderator: TBD
"MLA Strategic Plan: Focus Group"
(Holling Smith-Borne, Vanderbilt University)
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Business Meeting
(SEMLA Executive Board)