New OCLC Music Toolkit for generating faceted music data

The Music Library Association’s Vocabularies Subcommittee is pleased to announce the availability of a new OCLC tool for automated generation of faceted terms based on Library of Congress Subject Headings for music and related coded data in MARC bibliographic records. The Music Toolkit, developed by Gary Strawn (of Authority Toolkit fame), is an OCLC macro […]

New NOTES article on faceted music vocabularies

Congratulations to Beth Iseminger, Nancy Lorimer, Casey Mullin, and Hermine Vermeij on their article in the March 2017 issue of NOTES, Faceted Vocabularies for Music: A New Era in Resource Discovery. This article highlights important work done by the Cataloging and Metadata Committee (formerly the Bibliographic Control Committee) of MLA, in partnership with the Library […]

Genre/Form Task Force Final Report

The final report of the Genre/Form Task Force is available. Thank you to this long-enduring group for their work to develop the music portion of the Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms! MLA CMC Music Genre Form Task Force Final Report

Subject Access Subcommittee and Genre/Form Task Force–Agenda

The BCC Subject Access Subcommittee and Genre/Form Task Force will hold their joint business meeting in Denver, Friday, February 27, 2015. Please refer to the agenda (attached). Please also see the Chair’s ALA liaison report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwVhz6s7I9nOWHJjQV9hRTVxMkk/view?usp=sharing Casey Mullin