Professor Lorenzo Bianconi (University of Bologna) has created a petition that calls upon Italian leaders to prevent cuts to subsidies for world-famous Italian musicological research projects and libraries. Your signature is appreciated. Please distribute widely.
AIB, the Italian library association, and the Vatican library are organising a conference that might be of our interest:
Faster, smarter and richer. Reshaping the library catalogue - FSR 2014
International conference, Rome 27-28 February 2014
Among the topics, new standards, new collaboration forms, professional education, new practices in cataloguing.