Rachel Fox Von Swearingen is the subject librarian for music and performing arts at Syracuse University Libraries. She holds a B.M. in music theory from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and  a M.L.I.S. from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Rachel is an active member of the Music Library Association, currently serving as a Member At Large for the MLA board (2018-2020) in addition to previously serving as the Music Industry and Arts Management Interest Group Coordinator and the chair of the New York State/Ontario chapter of the association. Her research interests include data-driven collection development and music information literacy.


MLIS, Library and Information Science, Kent State University, 2005.

BM, Music Theory, Ohio University, 2001.

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