The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres encourages and promotes the activities of music libraries, archives and documentation centres to support and facilitate the realization of projects in music bibliography, music documentation and music library and information science at national and international levels.

IAML Friday News (March 6, 2015)




From IAML's National Groups - From IAML's Partners - Music Libraries & Preservation - Music & Music Education - Cataloging Corner - Friday Fun

Das Subharchord.

THATCamp MLA "Unconference" Diary



THATCampMore than 50 attendees turned out for last week's THATCamp "unconference" following MLA's annual conference in Denver. Sandy Rodriguez of University of Missouri - Kansas City contributed this post on her experience.

This past Sunday, a group of exhausted but eager music librarians participated in the Music Library Association's post-conference THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp),

IAML’s President and Secretary General meet our most senior member Eric Cooper


The following post is by Pia Shekhter, IAML Secretary General:

On Thursday before the mid-year Board meeting in February 2014, IAML’s President Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie and I travelled to Farnham - an hour's train journey away to the south west of London. The reason for our trip was an appointment with Eric Cooper, who is possibly IAML’s most senior member. He will be 90 years old next  year and was present at the 1951 meeting to form the UK Branch and the first meeting of the membership at Bristol in 1953!

MLA Conference Diary 1



From Lisa Shiota, Library of Congress: MLA's annual meeting offers a wonderful chance to catch up with colleagues, and to learn about what innovations their libraries are developing. I enjoyed the plenary session on Friday 27 February on current advancements in digital musicology.

Mosul Central Library in danger


We recently read the following on IFLA-L:

"Last Saturday, news began to spread that the Mosul Central Library had likely been bombed. It was followed on Thursday by video that showed the methodical destruction of the Mosul Museum and news that bookshops on Al-Nujaifi Street in downtown Mosul may have been burned..."


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