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.

Schumannhaus in Bonn


Before the conference in Antwerp I had the great pleasure of visiting three member institutions in Germany: the Abteilung Dokumentation und Archive des Westdeutschen Rundfunk in Köln + the Schumannhaus and the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn. I have very fond memories of the friendly way I was welcomed and how enthusiastically the colleagues showed me their respective library/archive.

I have asked my hosts to write a few lines describing their institution. This is the presentation of Katrin Reinhold, head librarian of the Schumannhaus:

IAML Friday News (September 19, 2014)



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Conference Diary / Konferenztagebuch 12: Français (Canada)



La contribution suivante est d'Isabelle Ringuet (Bibliothèque et Archives Canada):

Une première participation à la conférence de l’AIBM!

En tant que responsable depuis peu des acquisitions liées à la musique pour mon institution, j’ai pu participer à la conférence internationale de l’AIBM à Antwerp en Belgique en juillet dernier.  J’ai profité de l’occasion pour rencontrer des collègues fascinants et passionnés, et en apprendre un peu plus sur le monde des collections musicales.  Quelle chance pour moi de participer à une conférence sur le patrimoine musical dans une ville si riche en histoire....

Job opportunity at EMC - deadline 22 September 2014!


The European Music Council (EMC), the regional group for Europe of the International Music Council (IMC), exists to support the interests of its 75+ member organisations, which include national music councils and music organisations from across Europe. The EMC initiates and organises cooperation projects, seminars, workshops and conferences on a European level, and is active in the field of cultural policy.

For our office in Bonn, Germany we are looking for a

Team Administrator

Jim Cassaro Appointed Next Editor of Fontes Artis Musicae

At its recent meeting in Antwerp, the IAML Council and General Assembly has approved the appointment of Jim Cassaro as the in-coming editor of the association's journal, Fontes Artes Musicae. His appointment will begin in January 2015, with his first issue appearing in January 2016.


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