R. Michael Fling

R. Michael Fling is Collection Development Librarian Emeritus of the William & Gayle Cook Music Library, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University. For three decades he was responsible for building the collections of that library, which is recognized as one of the largest academic music libraries in the world (more than 600,000 items). Fling has also written Library Acquisition of Music, published in 2004 as no. 4 in the Music Library Association’s Basic Manual Series (Scarecrow Press), which compliments this Guide.