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Holling Smith-Borne (he/him)

Vanderbilt University
Director, Wilson Music Library
Nashville, TN
Directing Libraries; music librarianship; working with transgender students
Holling Smith-Borne has been the Director of the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library at Vanderbilt University since 2006. Previously, he was the Coordinator of the music library at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. (1997-2006), and the Music and Fine Arts Librarian at Butler University in Indianapolis from 1992-97. He holds a B.M. in piano performance from Bowling Green State University, and a M.I.L.S. from the University of Michigan with a specialization in music librarianship.

Holling has served on the Music Library Association's Board of Directors and has chaired the Education Committee. He enjoys writing about and giving presentations on best practices for working with transgender and gender non-conforming people in libraries. In his spare time, he is a freelance accompanist primarily working with vocalists and choirs.