At Its 2009 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, the Music Library Association

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At its 2009 annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois, the Music Library Association (MLA) awarded the MLA Citation to Linda Solow Blotner, in recognition of her career-long distinguished service to music librarian-ship. Her achievements were summarized at the award presentation ceremony:

  A tireless and inspiring leader in the profession she is a consummate
  practitioner and true Renaissance woman. Author, editor, reviewer,
  and indexer she has been involved in a number of the discipline's
  most significant publications. As Editor-in-Chief of Notes, she
  continued, in the tradition of her predecessors, to produce a journal
  indispensable to the fields of music librarianship and musicology. In
  her work with the Publications Committee she has been in the
  forefront of creating improvements to all MLA publications. Active in
  service locally, nationally, and internationally she has always been
  available to lead committees, present research, consult with
  practitioners, and encourage all of us to innovate, to experiment,
  and to work at the highest level of professionalism. …