Call for papers – IAML Leipzig 2018

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The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the IAML Congress to be held at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater „Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“, Leipzig, 22-27 July 2018.  For more information please see the Congress website:

Paper proposals are invited on subjects related to music in libraries, archives and documentation centres, including (but not limited to) music bibliography, cataloguing and classification, music encoding, copyright, professional training, user and public engagement, musicological research, special collections, performance ephemera, and digital resources.  Presentations of a more general nature are also welcome, as are papers that focus on popular or traditional music of all genres and periods and its impact on libraries. 

Paper presentations usually occupy a 30-minute timeframe and should not exceed 20-25 minutes in length to allow time for questions and discussion.  Proposals can be submitted in any of IAML's official languages: English, French, or German.

Deadline for submission of proposals: Friday 17 November 2017 (midnight GMT).

Submissions will be evaluated by the members of the IAML Forum of Sections.  If a proposal is accepted, the presenter(s) will be expected to participate in the congress.

Participants will be notified by 15 January 2018.

See also: Call for posters – IAML Leipzig 2018

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