Weitz, Jay [Neil]
- J. Bradford Young
(b Newark, NJ, June 29, 1953). American music librarian and administrator. He attended the University of Pennsylvania (BA in English, 1975), Rutgers University (MLS, 1976), and the Ohio State University (MA in Education, 1981). He began working for the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) in 1982. Currently a consulting database specialist and quality control expert, he now serves as OCLC Liaison to the Music Library Association and to the Music OCLC Users Group (MOUG). He has been an advocate for the improvement of music cataloging standards as well as an educator and writer. His manual on MARC coding for music (2001) is the standard text, and he also publishes a column for the MOUG Newsletter. His work has significantly raised the level of bibliographic control for music in the United States. In 2004 he received the MOUG Distinguished Service Award.Music coding and tagging...