Brad Short

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Brad Short
Job Title
Music, Performing Arts, Film & Media Studies Librarian
Phone Number
(314) 935-5529


Music, Film & Media Studies, and Performing Arts (Theatre and Dance)


Over the past 20 years, Brad has held various positions within the University Libraries. He served as Creative Arts Librarian at Brandeis University. Brad holds degrees in music education and music history from Kansas State University. He earned musicology and library science degrees from the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill.

Selected projects, activities, and accomplishments

  • Served on the Board of the Music Library Association and as Executive Secretary & Treasurer.
  • Branch Libraries and Discrete Collections: a SPEC Kit (2000).
  • Contributor to Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography (1997), A Basic Music Library: Essential Scores and Sound Recordings, 3rd ed. (1997), and Gaylord Special Collections and Sheet Music Catalog.