Holling Smith-Borne has been the Director of the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library since 2006. Previously, he was the Coordinator of the music library at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana (1997-2006), and the Music and Fine Arts Librarian at Butler University in Indianapolis from 1992-1997. 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 is active in the Music Library Association, and he has recently completed a term as Member-At-Large on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Education Committee. In previous years, he chaired the Social Responsibilities Roundtable and was a member of the Electronic Reference Services Subcommittee. He is also active in the Music OCLC Users Group, where he recently served as the Treasurer and is part of the Southeast Music Library Association chapter. In his spare time, he enjoys working as a free-lance accompanist primarily working with vocalists and choirs.
Contact Information: phone: (615) 322-5227; e-mail
Sara Beutter Manus is the Music Librarian for Education and Outreach at the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library. She is responsible for coordinating and teaching all library instruction sessions in the integrated music information literacy program for Blair undergraduates. Sara coordinates reference services for the Music Library, and she assists faculty, students, and staff with their research needs. She also provides outreach to students enrolled in the Pre-College and Adult Program, and assists faculty with OAK, Vanderbilt's course management system.
Sara received a B.A. in music (emphasis in music history) from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana . She also holds a M.A. in musicology and a M.L.S. with a specialization in music librarianship, both from Indiana University, Bloomington . She is a member of the Music Library Association, where she currently serves as Co-Chair of the Social Responsibilities Roundtable, and the Southeast Music Library Association.
Contact Information: phone (615) 322-8686; e-mail
Jacob Schaub is the Music Cataloger at the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library. He is responsible for the cataloging, subject analysis, classification, and authority work for all music materials, as well as contributing to digital initiatives such as the Global Music Archive. He also participates in library-wide committees such as the Metadata Committee, the VU DiscoverArchive Project Team, and the Primo Development Project Team.
Jacob holds a B.A. in Geography and Earth Resources and a B.M. with an emphasis in Music History from Utah State University. He also holds an M.L.I.S. with a specialization in cataloging from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
Contact Information: phone (615) 322-3022; e-mail
Michael Jones is the Circulation Coordinator for the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library. He is responsible for coordinating circulation and access services, course reserves, and bills and fines. Michael is the primary supervisor for all student employees, and he provides reference assistance to library patrons during the afternoon and evening hours. Michael holds a B.A. in music (double bass) from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, and plans to pursue a M.L.S. degree in the future.
Contact Information: phone (615) 936-7043; e-mail
Robert Rich is a Reference Assistant at the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library. In addition to providing reference services, he processes interlibrary loan requests, maintains the current periodicals, prepares materials for the bindery, orders office supplies, purchases acquisitions and acts in various administrative assistant roles. Robert serves on the Research Services Committee and is one of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library’s representatives on the University Staff Advisory Council. Robert earned a B.M. in piano performance with highest honors from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1981. Further, he received a M.M. in piano accompanying and vocal coaching from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1988.
Contact Information: phone (615) 322-7171; e-mail