Assistant Librarian (Cook Music Library)
- M.L.S., Music Librarianship Specialization, Indiana University, 2007
- B.Mus., Instrumental Emphasis , Ohio University, 2005
Michelle Hahn is assistant librarian for the Cook Music Library at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
She earned a B.Mus. from Ohio University in 2005 and an M.L.S. with a music librarianship specialization from Indiana University in 2007. She was most recently the music catalog librarian at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. As an active member of the Music Library Association (MLA), Hahn serves as both its newsletter editor and copyright website editor. She is an editor-in-chief for Music Reference Services Quarterly (MRSQ) and the continuing education coordinator for the Music OCLC Users Group (MOUG). She recently served as chair of the Texas chapter of MLA.
Publications and presentations include “Dreams from my Library” in Directions in Music Cataloging (Lisius & Griscom, eds.), “As Advertised: A Preliminary Look at Compiling and Comparing Title Lists from Music Article Indexes” in MRSQ, “Are You Close Enough? Libraries and Embedded Digital Humanities” at Digital Frontiers, “Recital Round-Up: Wrangling Institutional Recordings in Texas,” at MOUG 2015, and “The Paraprofessional MLS: (making the best of) Hiring, Engaging, and Retaining Professionals in Paraprofessional Positions” at MLA 2015.