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IAML Annual Study Weekend, April 17-19, 2020

17. March 2020

As a result of COVID-19 precautions the IAML (UK & Irl) Conference Committee regrets to announce that the 2020 Annual Study Weekend has had to be postponed. It will now take place from 9th - 11th April 2021, at the same venue: Weetwood Hall, a Grade II listed building, and part of the University of Leeds’ conference facilities. A full statement is available...

The final shortlist for the 2019 C.B. Oldman Award is announced!

5. March 2020

The C.B. Oldman Prize Committee has pleasure in announcing the final shortlist for the 2019 award:

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Changes to Irish copyright legislation

27. February 2020

June 2019 saw the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Provisions Act 2019 being signed into law by President Michael D. Higgins. This Act amended the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 , and introduces some of the recommendations made by the 2013 ‘Modernising Copyright’ report made by the Copyright Committee...

News from CILIP

23. December 2019

Earlier this year CILIP announced the launch of the "...

Get involved with IAML

16. December 2019

The IAML (UK & Irl) Documentation Committee is welcoming expressions of interest to become our new Secretary. The secretary position provides an exciting opportunity to get actively involved in the development of the music library profession, with a particular focus on projects and initiatives around resource discovery and data. The Committee meets three times a year. As Secretary you will be responsible for creating and circulating agenda and minutes in consultation with the Chair. The...

An early accordion method

27. November 2019

One of the greatest joys of managing the early printed music at the Royal College of Music Library...

Two last nights! Showbusiness in Georgian London

19. November 2019
William Heath, Stage Door, 1823. © Gerald Coke Handel Foundation

If you’re down in London this...

Don't miss the Public Libraries Seminar

6. August 2019

Loxley House, Nottingham

The 2019 Music in Public Libraries Seminar will take place on Friday 27th September from 1pm to 4.30pm in the ground floor Committee Room of Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham, close to Nottingham railway station and the city centre.

Nottingham is easy to reach by public transport from many areas of the UK.

The seminar is primarily intended for library staff who work with music, in all its aspects, in a public library setting for some...

Hunting for dragons, CAM(e)L(s), and musical lions in Krakow

2. August 2019
The morning commute to the IAML Congress along the bank of the Vistula.

I’ve just returned from a delightful fortnight in Krakow, part business, part holiday. The business part, thanks to Cambridge University Library , and the Music Libraries Trust , was spent at...

‘It’s (Not) Only Rock ‘n’ Roll’ at the Barbican Music Library

5. June 2019

This exhibition showcases the music photography of Mark Allan, who has spent over 30 years in the...

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