IAML (UK & Irl)

The UK & Ireland Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres
Promoting music libraries and information throughout the UK & Ireland. Serving the profession since 1953

The IAML (UK & Ireland) Branch represents members working with music and music information provision in libraries and other institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland. To find out more view the About us page.

Join us to enjoy members’ rates for study weekends and courses as well as gaining access to publications and other resources.

The Branch is a member of the Heritage Collections Advisory Group and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CILIP that establishes a framework for cooperation to achieve their respective and common goals.

The Branch awards two annual prizes: the C.B. Oldman Award, and the E.T. Bryant Memorial Prize. In addition biennial awards are made in recognition of service excellence by libraries and individuals. Bursaries are made available for attendance at Annual Study Weekends as well as the annual IAML international Congress.

From time to time we have vacancies for Branch officers. These are opportunities to get involved in the work of the Branch. It is always worth having a look at the News page to see if anything has come up.

Latest Events

IAML Congress 2023 Cambridge

Sunday 30th July to Friday 4th August. The 2023 IAML International Congress was hosted in Cambridge by the UK and Ireland Branch.