Resources

Resources and Tools

The MLC has developed resources designed to help self-administered songwriters and music publishers learn more about our organization, our work to achieve The MLC's mission, and the tools available to help prepare for The MLC Portal. Click the links below to learn more and check back often for new resources.

 

Fact Sheets

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Click here to find a collection of fact sheets explaining the eligibility for becoming a "Member" of The MLC, who needs to Connect to Collect with The MLC to receive digital audio mechanical royalties and how you can Play Your Part to ensure you are paid quickly.

Webinars

Webinars

Click here to find The MLC’s archive of webinars designed to help both music publishers and self-administrated songwriters learn the steps they should take in order to become a "Member" of The MLC and register their musical works data in The MLC Portal.

Video Updates

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The MLC has compiled a list of helpful video updates and music industry panels from our partners to help you learn more about both The MLC and digital audio mechanical royalties.

Newsletters

Webinars

Check out The MLC’s official newsletter archive to see what you may have missed!

Self-Administered Songwriters

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Click here to find resources designed to help self-administered songwriters determine their eligibility for becoming a "Member" of The MLC. They’ll also learn steps they can take to ensure their musical works data is organized and prepared for The MLC Portal. 

Music Publishers

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Click here to find resources designed to help music publishers learn the steps they should take to Play Their Part and ensure their musical works data is ready for The MLC Portal.

FAQ's

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In this section we answer the most frequently asked questions about The MLC, The MLC Portal, mechanical royalties and the music industry as a whole.

MLC Week

A full week of panels and programming intended to provide important updates about The MLC's progress as the organization prepares to launch its full operations in January 2021.

Educators

The MLC has developed resources designed to help music industry, songwriting, and composition instructors at colleges and universities learn more about our organization and our work to achieve The MLC's mission. Check back often for new resources.