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.

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 Cambridge Congress website is now open for booking. The IAML International Congress is hosted in Cambridge this year by the UK and Ireland Branch. We look forward to seeing you there. Bursaries administered by MLT are available to assist paid-up Branch members who would like to attend….

Webinar: decolonisation and diversity

When: Thursday 18th May 2023 10:00am online There is power in description and language must be understood as a tool through which heritage professionals can create and curate socially conscious catalogues, collections, displays, and learning resources. Heritage professionals have an ethical responsibility to mitigate the harm caused by bigoted metadata and discriminatory language, imagery, and…