Cataloguing and Metadata

The Cataloguing and Metadata Section of IAML exists to discuss current issues of interest and importance for cataloguers of music materials in any medium. Recent presentations have considered the impact of FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) and progress on the VIAF (Virtual International Authority File).

Completed projects include:

The Section oversaw the following sub-commissions. As of July 2016 this work is part of the Cataloguing and Metadata Section.

Officers: 
Past officers: 

2011 - 2014:
Joseph Hafner, Canada (chair) - Geraldine Ostrove, USA (vice-chair) - Anders Cato, Sweden (secretary)

2008 - 2011:
Antony Gordon, UK (chair) - David Sommerfield, USA (vice-chair) - Joseph Hafner, Canada (secretary)

2005 - 2008:
Antony Gordon, UK (chair) - David Sommerfield, USA (vice-chair) - Joseph Hafner, Canada (secretary)

2002 - 2005:
Alison Hall, Canada (chair) - David Sommerfield, USA (vice-chair) - Jaako Tuohiniemi, Finland (secretary)

1999 - 2002:
Anders Cato, Sweden (chair) - Sherry Vellucci, USA (vice-chair) - Christina Koch, Sweden (secretary)

Materials presented in the sessions

Year: 2017

Year: 2016

Year: 2014

Year: 2008

Year: 2007

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