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.

New national Branch in Brazil - the first in Latin America!


Posted on behalf of Beatriz Magalhães Castro

The Brazilian branch was initially founded in October 2009 under the auspices of the Academia Brasileira de Música, and re-founded on October 2013 during the 1st Brazilian Congress on Research and Information Systems in Music, held at the Universidade de Brasília, as the first national event organized by IAML-Brazil’s branch.

Remembering Frans Brüggen (1934-2014)



The Dutch recorder player and early music conductor Frans Brüggen died on August 13. He was born in Amsterdam and studied recorder, flute, and musicology.

IAML Membership Committee


Posting on behalf of Jim Cassaro:


At its meeting in Antwerp, the IAML Council and General Assembly approved the establishment of a Membership Committee, and also appointed me as chair. The terms of reference for the Membership Committee is as follows...

Conference Diary / Konferenz-Tagebuch 9: Chinese (Hong Kong)


The following entry is by Katie Lai (Hong Kong Baptist University Library)

今年是我第三次出席 IAML 的會議,感覺跟以往不同… 記得2009年第一次參加時, 認識的只有從前在 加拿大工作的幾位舊同事,心情純粹是來學習各圖書館的新發展。去年第二次參加, 除了發表文章外,還很難得的與幾位中港台三地的音樂同行相聚,可算是IAML的歷史時刻。

IAML Friday News (August 22, 2014): It’s Summer Edition


In this issue: IAML News -- News from IAML's Partner Organizations -- News from IAML's National Branches -- Articles of Interest


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