IAML Annual Study Weekend (ASW) 5-7 April 2024

Bookings have now closed for the IAML ASW taking place in Leeds on Friday 5th April until Sunday 7th April 2024. You can find details about the draft programme on the IAML UK & Ireland website. The IAML Events & Training Committee look forward to welcoming you to Leeds!

The ASW in a nutshell

I was so sorry not to get to the ASW this year. Luckily we had a team of excellent Twitterati who kept us fully informed of events. If you would like to know more search for #IAMLASW or browse @IAML_UK_IRL on Twitter. Tom Kearns from Kilburn Library has sent in a snapshot of the ASW. More to…

IAML Roma 2016 – a Cambridge conference diary

Roma 2016 was my 10th IAML congress and I returned as usual full of enthusiasm. I would even dare go further and say that it felt like one of the most successful conferences since I first attended at San Sebastian in 1998, when I was the fresh and relatively young face from Antwerp Conservatoire Library.

IAML Rome 2016

All the fun of the opening session – “big” IAML meets in Rome.

New York! New York!

Colin Coleman reflects on his first visit to a IAML conference. For the full article and a range of fascinating links, read the latest IAML UK/IRL newsletter, out at the end of October…. IAML and IMS’s joint conference for 2015, Music Research in the Digital Age, was set in the bright lights of one of the most…

Getting to know you

A few weeks ago I attended LibCamp; an Unconference for librarians at Cambridge University. What is an Unconference? Well think of the way many of the ASW’s quick-fire sessions worked, but then extend each session up to 45 mins, and you’ve got an idea of the way an Unconference works. Any attendee can suggest a suitable topic,…

ASW 2015: Reports and information (2)

A recurring topic of conversation whenever you get librarians together is space…. No! Not that kind of space…. I’m talking about shelf room in libraries. We all want it, and we’re all running out of it. Two music collections are looking to permanently relocate:- The IAML library is currently part housed at Cambridge University Library with the archives…

Greetings and Happy New Year from the Conference Committee!

If you haven’t yet heard, the registration booking form for the 2014 ASW in Cambridge is now live on the IAML UK & Irl website. Run, don’t walk, and grab a place now for this amazing 48-hour affair! What is the ASW, you say? Why, the Annual Study Weekend, of course– our national conference!