IAML has signed the open letter "Investing in Europe’s next generation by investing in culture". This statement was initiated by a number of organisations including IMPALA (Independent Music Companies Association), the European Booksellers Federation and others; the European Music Council (EMC) was consulted on this paper.
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.
The IAML Board stands in solidarity with all IAML members and other library associations who have expressed their concern for the protection of universal human rights. We particularly wish to convey our support for the MLA’s recent “Statement Opposing Racism and Police Brutality” and the statement by the IFLA President and Secretary General, “Racism Has No Place in the Society Libraries are Working to Build”.
The IAML Board is planning to host a series of online meetings in the week of 20 July. Proposals are being accepted for discussions and short reports lasting 5-10 minutes each.
Take advantage of three free or low-cost conferences this month: Teaching Music Online in Higher Education Conference, Association for Recorded Sound Collections Conference, and the Virtual Music Encoding Conference.