Jonathan Sauceda

Jonathan Sauceda

Music/Performing Arts Librarian, New Brunswick Libraries
Library Faculty, New Brunswick Libraries
Mabel Smith Douglass Library
8 Chapel Drive
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8527
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Jonathan Sauceda (PhD, University of North Texas) is the Music and Performing Arts Librarian and interim Librarian for Spanish/Portuguese, Latinx, and Latin American Studies at Rutgers University-New Brunswick where he performs instruction, reference, and collection development. Jonathan is the Editor of the Technical Reports and Monographs in Music Librarianship Series for the Music Library Association. His scholarship—which has been published in Notes, Popular Music and Society, and portal: Libraries and the Academy—focuses on Latin American art and popular musics and music librarianship, specifically regarding methods for engaging students in music special collections, graduate student research pedagogy, and diversity in the field. He teaches on information literacy, New Jersey music history, music librarianship, and graduate music research methods.


Critical Musical Edition

Sauceda, Jonathan, Clare Carrasco, Emily Hagen, et al. Vespro della Beata Vergine. Hendrik Schulze, editor. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2013.


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

Book Chapter

Sauceda, Jonathan. “Diversity, Inclusion, and Outreach.” In Outreach for Music Librarians. Edited by Scott Stone. Madison, WI: AR Editions, 2018. (Under contract). 

Collection of Essays

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.