For Students

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

Student Ambassadors

College and university students are invited to apply to use the designation of “MLC Student Ambassador". Click here for more information and to apply.

Assignment Ideas and Materials

Below are some topics which might be suitable for academic paper or project assignments, with links to useful related materials.

The MLC’s Operations and Key Metrics


How digital music royalties flow to rightsholders

The Digital Music Royalties Landscape diagram

Metadata in the Music Industry


The MLC’s Publicly Available Musical Works Data


How The MLC is Governed


Historical Unmatched Royalties