Success with Music Interlibrary Loans — 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, union catalogues of performance sets, two specimen sets (see Essential requirements 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, union catalogues of performance sets, two specimen sets (see Essential requirements below)
  • catering arrangements (normally lunch and three 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 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 programme, handouts and enquiry session quizzes, feedback sheets.

Essential requirements:

  • Training room capable of accommodating up to 20 delegates
  • PCs with Internet access (1 terminal per 2 delegates desirable)
  • Flipchart with paper and pens
  • Screen or white wall for projecting demonstration of Encore! (data projector not required)
  • Overhead projector
  • Selection of union catalogues of performance sets, in multiple copies where possible
  • Specimen sets of performance material (one orchestral set, and vocal score sets of two different arrangements of a choral work)
  • Tables to work on