Kathleen A. Abromeit is public services librarian at Oberlin Conservatory Library. She is the author of Spirituals: A Multidisciplinary Bibliography for Research and Performance (Music Library Association, and A-R Editions, Inc., 2015), An Index to African-American Spirituals for the Solo Voice (Greenwood Press, 1999) and coauthor, with Mark Moss, of The Folk Song Index: An Oberlin College Library and Sing Out! Collaboration (2008). She contributed a chapter to Music Library Instruction (2004). She has also published articles and reviews in Musical Quarterly,Notes, Choice, and Music References Services Quarterly. She holds degrees from Cottey College (AA), Lawrence Conservatory (BMus), University of Colorado-Boulder (MMus), and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (MLIS).