Blog: Research

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...

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...

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...

Bursary post

8. May 2019

In the latest of a series of blogs about the recent ASW - an insight into a maiden ASW from Masters student, Kirsty Morgan…

Having received the Music Library Trust bursary, I was very lucky and pleased to be able to attend IAML’s Annual...

IAML Annual Study Weekend - Thoughts from Leicester

3. May 2019

Table decorations in the Dining Hall, College Court

On a sunny Friday afternoon, Kate and I set off from Cambridge for College Court , Leicester for the IAML Annual Study Weekend . It was a great chance to meet other colleagues working in music libraries and to put some faces to names. After settling in to our...

Countdown to the 2019 Annual Study Weekend (ASW) at Leicester

22. February 2019

With just under two weeks to go until close of bookings, and two months until the ASW itself, the business of the conference committee is gathering pace and, as Chair of the Conference Committee, I thought I would give you a taste of the work that goes on in the background to organise an Annual Study Weekend!

By the way, if you haven’t yet booked your place there is still time – go to https://...

Pathways, Outputs and Impacts: Being a Librarian-Researcher Today

6. February 2019

In one sense, the talk I gave at the IAML (UK & Ireland) Annual Study Weekend last year (2018)...

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