Poland / Polska

IAML Kraków Congress Diary #1: First IAML Abroad (Germany)

The first IAML Congress Diary has reached us from Ruprecht Langer, Head of the German Music Archive, German National Library

Since 2018’s IAML took place in my hometown, Leipzig, this year’s IAML in Kraków was in fact the second conference I attended. But since it was the first abroad, I’d like to share a few impressions about this very one. In seven words:

The conference was a thoroughly excellent experience.

IAML Congress 2019: Preliminary Programme Now Online

I am delighted to announce that the preliminary programme for the IAML Congress 2019 (Kraków, Poland, 14-19 July) is now available on the Congress website.

In addition to the usual stimulating mix of paper sessions, posters, and working meetings, this year we are also introducing ‘Digital IAML’, a series of linked workshops and participant-led unconference sessions on digital tools for music libraries.  This exciting new venture will take place on Thursday 18 July.

Conference summary: 16th National Conference of Music Librarians and 7th National Conference of Sound Libraries in Poland

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.

IFLA WLIC 2017 in Wrocław and the IFLA Global Vision

WLIC 2017 – logo

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.


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