Music for the Terrified — 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 or PowerPoint programme, handouts and enquiry session quizzes, feedback sheets, delegates lists, registration information and badges, course certificates
  • catering arrangements (normally lunch and three coffee / tea breaks)
  • the production and mailing of course brochure
  • delegate bookings
  • financial management (note: we reserve the right to cancel courses 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, equipment, books and scores (see below)
  • 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 a library authority or other agency in house

The library authority will be responsible for:

  • Training room, equipment, books and scores (see below)
  • 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)
  • delegates registration and badges, delegates lists, feedback sheets
  • local contact before and on the day (liaison / local information etc)

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

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

Essential requirements:

  • Training room capable of accommodating up to 30 delegates
  • Flipchart with paper and pens
  • Overhead projector and screen (or data projector & screen)
  • Cassette player of reasonable quality (for music examples)
  • Music reference sources and scores to support specific modules (lists provided)
  • 4 large tables to display them on

Desirable requirements:

  • Internet, CD-ROM and (if this module taken) library catalogue access (ideally one terminal per four trainees)
  • Piano or electronic keyboard