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The Music OCLC User Group (MOUG) awarded the 2016 Ralph Papakhian Travel Grants to the following individuals.

The Music OCLC User Group (MOUG) awarded the 2016 Ralph Papakhian Travel Grants to the following individuals:

Alyssa Hislop is project sound recording cataloger at the Archive of Recorded Sound at Stanford University, working on the player piano project. Prior to moving to California, Alyssa worked as a catalog librarian for audiovisual and overdrive materials at the Dayton Metro Library in Dayton, Ohio. She received her M.L.I.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011, where she was a graduate assistant in the Kolb-Proust Archive and the Languages and Literatures Library, and also served as a fellow in the foreign language and area studies fellowship program through the European Union Center.

Rahni Kennedy is the temporary music cataloging/metadata specialist at Southern Methodist University. He also maintains a private clarinet studio in the Dallas suburb of Plano, and is a freelance clarinet performer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He recently completed the M.S.L.S. degree from the University of North Texas where he was an ARL/MLA Diversity and Inclusion Initiative fellow, and served as an intern working in various aspects within the University of North Texas Music Library. In addition to the library' degree, he has earned degrees in clarinet performance from Texas Tech University (D.M.A.), the University of Illinois (M.M.), and Southeastern Louisiana University (B.M.).

Laura Thompson is reference/music librarian at Central Michigan University, where, in addition to reference, collection development, and teaching, she is responsible for performing original cataloging of music materials. Laura earned an M.L.S. and M.A. in musicology from Indiana University in 2014, and a bachelor of music from the University of Tennessee in 2007. As a graduate student at Indiana University, she worked in the Archives of Traditional Music, and had a sound recordings cataloging internship with Sue Stancu at the Cook Music Library. In the summer of 2014, Laura spent a month studying and cataloging earlynineteenth-century Italian music manuscripts at the Biblioteca Musicale Greggiati in Ostiglia, Italy.

In recognition of Ralph Papakhian's mentoring role in music librarianship, the grant supports newer members of the profession in both public and technical services by offering first-time MOUG attendees free conference registration for the annual meeting, one-year free MOUG membership, and reimbursement of up to $200 in associated expenses.

Casey A. Mullin

New York Public Library

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Title Annotation:NOTES FOR NOTES; Alyssa Hislop, Rahni Kennedy and Laura THompson
Author:Mullin, Casey A.
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jun 1, 2016
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