Managing Music Collections — Information for organizers

There are two options for course organization:

Organized by IAML (UK & Irl) in conjunction with a host library

IAML (UK & Irl) will be responsible for:

  • the provision of qualified and experienced trainers (host library specialist staff are welcome to participate if wished)
  • all course materials, including overhead transparencies, PowerPoint programme, handouts and enquiry session quizzes, feedback sheets, delegates' lists, registration information and badges, course certificates
  • catering arrangements (normally lunch + 3 coffee / tea breaks)
  • the production and mailing of course brochure
  • delegate bookings
  • financial management (Note: IAML (UK & Irl) reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient bookings are received, in which event no liability can be accepted)

In exchange for a negotiated number of free delegate places, the host library provides:

  • free training room, and equipment
  • photocopying of handouts (fair copies provided)
  • local contact before and on the day (liaison / local information / input to catering arrangements / help with registration etc)

Organized by library authority or other agency in house

The library authority will be responsible for:

  • training room and equipment
  • catering arrangements (normally lunch + 3 coffee / tea breaks)
  • production and circulation of course information
  • nomination of delegates (restricted to own staff or to include neighbouring authorities as desired).
  • delegate registration and badges, delegate lists, feedback sheets
  • local contact before and on the day (liaison / local information etc)

For a negotiated fee (see fees), IAML (UK & Irl) provides:

  • qualified and experienced trainers (host library specialist staff are welcome to participate if wished)
  • all course materials, including overhead transparencies, PowerPoint program, handouts and enquiry session quizzes, feedback sheets

Essential requirements:

  • Training room with a minimum of 18 PCs, all with internet access
  • Data projector & screen linked to live internet access
  • Overhead projector — as back-up in case live sites fail
  • Technical support available on call

Desirable requirements:

  • Powerpoint