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Music Library Association, Midwest Chapter
Oak Park, IL, October 1999

You are cordially invited to attend the 1999 Midwest Chapter annual meeting
on October 21-22 in Oak Park, Illinois.  The deadline for early
registration is September 24.

For meeting and registration information please consult the chapter web
page at:

Midwest Chapter MLA Annual Meeting October 21-23, 1999
Carlton Hotel, Oak Park, Illinois


Thursday October 21

Noon-5:00pm     Registration

1:00-5:00pm     Chapter Committee Meetings
        1:00-3:00pm     Cataloging Committee
        1:00-3:00pm     Public Services Committee
        1:00-3:00pm     Publications Committee
        3:00-5:00pm     WWW Site Subcommittee
        3:00-5:00pm     Membership Committee
        3:00-5:00pm     Technology, Archives, Preservation, and Sound Committee

7:00-8:00pm     Session 1
Chicago Historical Society Studs Terkel Archives

        Archie Motley, Archivist Emeritus
        Matt Cook, Coordinator of Rights and Reproductions
        Dr. Linda Evans, Head of Cataloging

8:00-10:00pm    Reception (with piano jazz)

Friday October 22

8:00-9:00am     Continental Breakfast

9:00-11:00am    Session 2
Treasures of Chicago Music Collections

        Jeannette L. Casey, Music Recordings Librarian, Chicago Public Library
        "Shouts, Wails, and Moans:  Blues and Gospel Music at the Chicago Public

        Deborah L. Gillaspie, Curator, Chicago Jazz Archive
        "An Introduction to the Chicago Jazz Archive at the University of

        Peter Conover, Principal Librarian, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
        An Introduction to the Library of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00-11:30pm   Business meeting

11:30-1:00pm    Lunch

1:00-5:00pm     Chicago Tours (2:30-5:00 pm)
        Chicago Symphony Orchestra Archives
        Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College
        Music Information Center, Chicago Public Library

5:00pm          Dinner/Entertainment on your own

Saturday October 23
7:30-9:00am     Executive Committee Meeting

8:00-9:00am     Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00am    Session 3
Public Services Committee Reference Refresher

        Bonna J. Boettcher,
        Head of the Music Library, Bowling Green State University
        "Reference Refresher:  Jazz and Blues"

10:00-11:00am   Session 4
Developing Rock Music Collections

        Beth Royall,  Art & Music Librarian, Allen County Public Library
        Chris Lemons, DePaul University School of Music
        Cathy Elias, DePaul University School of Music and Music Librarian,
		Roosevelt University

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