Departments and Staff

Jonathan Sauceda

Jonathan Sauceda
Associate Dean & Head Librarian

As Associate Dean and Head of the Sibley Music Library, Jonathan Sauceda (PhD, MM, MLS) is responsible for ensuring excellence in all aspects of the library’s programs and services, including collection development, personnel management, budget management, technical services, client services, and library technology development. Dr. Sauceda holds the title of Associate Professor of Musicology at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester. He is Editor of Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association. Dr. Sauceda’s teaching and research interests include Latin American popular and art musics and the music information ecosystem.



Sauceda, Jonathan. “On Certain Aspects of Music History,” Notes 79, no. 1 (September 2022): 45-55.

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Introduction to Special Issue on Race and Music Libraries,” Notes 78, no. 3 (March 2022): 306-09.

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Library Practices Regarding School of Music Recordings: A Survey of Big Ten Institutions.” Music Reference Services Quarterly 23, no. 2 (2020): 51-62.

Cooper, Danielle, Cate Mahoney, Rebecca Springer, Jonathan Sauceda, et al. “Supporting Research in Languages and Literature.” Ithaka S+R. 2020.

Kuchi, Triveni, James Niessen, and Jonathan Sauceda. “Research Practices of Scholars in Literatures, Writing, and Cultural Studies: A Qualitative Study of Faculty at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.” 2019.

Clark, Joe, Jonathan Sauceda, and Sheridan Stormes. “Faculty Format Preferences in the Performing Arts: A Multi-Institutional Study.” College and Research Libraries (2019): 450-469.

Clark, Joe, Sheridan Stormes, and Jonathan Sauceda. “Format Preferences of Performing Arts Students: A Multi-Institution Study.” Journal of Academic Librarianship (2018): 620-626. 10.1016/j.acalib.2018.07.007

Sauceda, Jonathan and Joe Clark. “MLA Personnel Characteristics, 2016: Continuity, Change, and Concerns.” Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association (2018): 359-371.

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Arranging ‘Babel’: Special Collections, Undergraduate Research, and Librarian Engagement.” portal: Libraries and the Academy (2018): 391-408.

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Administration and Curricula of the Introductory Graduate Music Research Course.” Notes: The Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association (2015): 448-478.

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Smuggling, Betrayal, and the Handle of a Gun: Death, Laughter, and the Narcocorrido.Popular Music and Society 37 (2014): 425-443.

Sauceda, Jonathan. “La Bamba and the Martian: Rock and the Role of Latinos.” In The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience. ABC-CLIO, 2010-. Accessed January 18, 2012. .

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Adorno’s Landscapes, Liszt’s Teleology: Alternative Perspectives on Schubert’s Schwanengesang.Harmonia 8 (2009-2010): 53-73.


Sauceda, Jonathan. “Diversity, Inclusion, and Outreach.” In Outreach for Music Librarians. Edited by Scott Stone. Madison, WI: AR Editions, 2019.


Sauceda, Jonathan, Clare Carrasco, Emily Hagen, et al. Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi. Hendrik Schulze, editor. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2013.


Sauceda, Jonathan, and Richard Griscom, eds. “The Current State of Music Librarianship,” Special issue, Notes 80, no. 1 (September 2023).

Sauceda, Jonathan and Avery Boddie, eds. “Race and Music Libraries,” Special issue, Notes 78, no. 3 (March 2022).

Sauceda, Jonathan, and Francesca Giannetti, eds. “Digital Humanities and Music Pedagogy,” Special issue, Notes 77, no. 4 (June 2021).