The Congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) will take place on 14-19 July 2019 at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The aim of the IAML Congress, the largest annual event of this type in the world, is the exchange of experience and presentation of scientific achievements of librarians and archivists as well as musicologists associated in IAML.
The IAML 2019 Congress is of international nature and will gather approximately 350 delegates from 40 countries, including 30 Polish speakers. The participants of the congress are musicologists, source experts, music librarians, archivists, scientific information specialists and musicians. Various musical institutions are represented, including departments and institutes of musicology, music departments of the largest national libraries, libraries of music academies and conservatories, music information centers, orchestral and radio libraries as well as music publishers.
The organizers place special emphasis on the scientific, cultural and educational aspects of the event. In addition to scientific sessions, there will also be workshops devoted to the new digital resources and tools. The Congress will be accompanied by an exhibition devoted to the history of the music collection at the Jagiellonian Library entitled "From theoretical treatises to composing masterpieces – music in the Jagiellonian Library over the centuries". There will also be a trade fair for music exhibitors.
The IAML 2019 Inauguration on 14 July will be accompanied by a concert of the Capella Cracoviensis ensemble. In addition, the programme of the Congress will include three concerts of Polish music, organized in Kraków's churches.
Only registered participants can take part in the congress events.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
More information available at: https://www.iaml2019.confer.uj.edu.pl/pl_PL/programme