The new board of the Polish National Branch of IAML had a meeting on March 13, 2018 in Katowice. President Hanna Bias invited the board to the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music Library in Katowice. The deliberations were devoted above all to the preparations of the IAML Congress to be held July 14-19, 2019, in Krakow.
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A three-day programme at the conference titled 16th National Conference of Music Librarians "Musical treasures of libraries - provenance, problems, promotion" and the 7th National Conference of Sound Libraries "Archiving - Rescue for Sound Monuments" was rich in presentations, discussions and interactive dialogues. The conference was held at the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław on November 20-22, 2017. It was organized by the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music Library in Wrocław, Section of Music Libraries of the Polish Librarians Association - Polish National Group of IAML and Sound Libraries Section of the Polish Librarians' Association.
The IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2017 “Libraries. Solidarity. Society”, 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly took place in Wroclaw, Poland, 19 to 25 August 2017. 3100 delegates from 122 countries, representing library associations from around the world, gathered in the Centennial Hall, a magnificent venue listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A conference was recently held by the Music Library Section - Polish National Branch of IAML.
W tym roku Kongres IAML 2016 w Rzymie, dziewiętnastoosobowa (!) grupa bibliotekarzy muzycznych i muzykologów reprezentowała największe polskie ośrodki naukowe.