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.

Introducing The Spirituals Database

The Spirituals Database provides searchable information about Negro Spirituals set for the solo voice and recorded on over 3,300 tracks from more than 320 sound recordings. Launched in March, 2015, the database is a resource for discovering and researching the Spiritual’s potential role in developing a singer’s repertoire.

Die AIBM-Tagung in Stuttgart (Deutschland)

Wir haben gerade unsere Praktikantin Anne-Marie Wurster verabschiedet, die uns fünf Wochen unterstützte. Anschließend hat Anne-Marie an der AIBM-Tagung in Stuttgart teilgenommen. Sie hat ihre Eindrücke hier zusammengefasst: "Die Teilnahme an der Fachtagung für Musikbibliothekare aus dem gesamten deutschsprachigen Raum war nicht nur ein Highlight meines Praktikums, sondern bildete auch dessen stimmigen Abschluss. Zuerst stellte sich hier die Stadt Stuttgart mit ihrem reichen Musikleben dar, unter anderem durch Beiträge der Stuttgarter Staatsoper, der Hymnus Chorknaben, das Integrationsprojekt Labyrinth und das Musiklabel TACET..."

IAML Rome 2016 – Call for papers, Call for posters

The Forum of Commissions and Professional Branches of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentations Centres (IAML) is pleased to announce the calls for papers and posters for the IAML Congress to be held in Rome, 3–8 July 2016.

Joseph Hafner reports from IFLA World Library Congress held in Cape Town, South Africa 15 to 20 August 2015

I attended IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) annual World Library Congress in Cape Town, which was an interesting opportunity to be in South Africa as one of 3200 delegates from around the world. McGill University supports me as a representative on the Acquisition and Collection Development Standing Committee, where I was continuing in a role as an Officer.


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