Margaret D. Ericson
B.A. Music, State University of New York, Binghamton
M.S.L.S., Florida State University
Rare Books School, Columbia University
ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute
Areas of Expertise
- Library administration, collection development, reference and research
- Art Librarianship, Art History Research
- Music Librarianship, Music History Research
- Theater & Dance Librarianship & Research
- Library buildings and space planning
- Information Literacy in the arts
- Visual Literacy
Colby Humanities Grant: Women in Irish Music Database. Database of archival and published resources on women in Irish traditional music born prior to 1950. Research travel to Ireland in Fall 2005.
Music Iconography: Using and Evaluating Online Image Resources
Recent Publications and Presentations:
Ericson, Margaret D. and Janette Blackburn. "In Search of the Information Commons Model in Arts Libraries: A Library Travelogue and Discussion." Conference paper. New England Music Library Association. Phillips Exeter Academy. Mar. 2009
Ericson, Margaret D. "Visual Literacy: Visual Imagery, Databases, and A Contextual Approach to Understanding Images.� Conference paper. Maine Academic Libraries Day, Colby College. Apr. 2009.
Music CD. Ladies of the Lake. Follow Me Down. Maine: Ladies of the Lake, c2007. Irish traditional music. Margaret Ericson has been a member of this group since 2002.
Ericson, Margaret D. "Music Iconography: Using and Evaluating Online Image Resources, an Overview". Paper presented at the 75th annual conference of the Music Library Association, 25 February 2006.
Ericson, Margaret D. "Review: Women and Music in America Since 1900, An Encyclopedia." Notes: the quarterly journal of the Music Library Association. 60.3 (2004) 703-706.
Editor (2001-2002). Periodicals Reviews column. Notes: the quarterly journal of the Music Library Association.
Ericson, Margaret D. "Women in Music: Bibliography." New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. 2nd edition. London: Grove's Dictionaries, 2000. I compiled the comprehensive, retrospective bibliography for this first-ever article on women in music to appear in a scholarly music encyclopedia. See Grovemusic.com
"Message from the Chair." My column in the quarterly newsletter of the New England Music Library Assn., New England Quarter Notes. Viewable online at: NEMLA
Presentation. "Music Library Facilities Planning." New England Music Library Assn., Spring Meeting. (1998 May: Dartmouth College).
Presentation. "Faculty/Librarian Relations." Music Library Assn. Annual Meeting (1997 February: New Orleans).
Ericson, Margaret D. Women and Music: A Selective Annotated Bibliography on Women and Gender Issues in Music, 1987-1992. New York: G.K. Hall, 1996. Reviewed in: Notes 54.2 (December 1997): 464-466; Fontes Artis Musicae 43.4 (1996):413-414 ; Choral Journal 36.8 (March 1996): 41.
Ericson, Margaret D. interviewed by Suzanne Risley. "Women and Music: A Music Librarian's Experiences and Perspectives." Feminist Scholarship Review. 6.1 (Fall 1996): 15-22.
Presentation. "Reference Refresher: Women and Music." 30-minute paper. Music Library Assn. Annual Meeting (1995 February : Atlanta).
Ericson, Margaret D. "Women, Music and Gender in Print." International League of Women Composers Journal. 2 issues. February 1994; June 1994.
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