Chen, Shimoda, Vermeij, and Vest Recognized

The annual meeting of the Music Library Association (MLA) at St. Louis Union Station in Missouri, celebrated contributions to music libraries and librarianship.

The UCLA Library had four members recognized:

- Jeannie Chen and Yuri Shimoda were awarded the Kevin Freeman Travel Grant to support travel and hotel expenses to attend the MLA Meeting.

- Hermine Vermeij along with Beth Iseminger, Nancy Lorimer, and Casey Mullin, received the Richard S. Hill Award for best article on music librarianship or music-bibliography for the article “Faceted Vocabularies for Music: A New Era in Resource Discovery,” in Notes 73.3 (2017): 409-431. 

- Matthew Vest and former UCLA librarian, Joy M. Doan, both received the Walter Gerboth Award to support music research and scholarship.

For more about the MLA awards, see their news post.

Pictured (left to right): Yuri Shimoda, Hermine Vermeij, Matthew Vest, and Jeannie Chen