International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML)

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Medzinárodná asociácia hudobných knižníc, archívov a dokumentačných centier (IAML)
Contact: Roger Flury Secretary General
National Library of New Zealand, P O Box 1467, Wellington, New Zealand
64 4 474 3039
64 4 474 3035

IAML - logoFounded in 1951 to promote international co-operation and to support the interests of the profession, IAML is a respected member of the international library and music sectors. IAML currently has national branches in 22 countries, five professional branches, four subject commissions and various working groups, and is responsible for several large-scale documentation projects. It also has about 2,000 individual and institutional members in some 45 countries throughout the world.

IAML's membership comprises major music collections, music and audio-visual librarians, music archivists and documentation specialists, musicologists, music publishers and dealers. Membership is open to any person or institution interested in the work of the Association. English, French and German are the official languages. IAML is a member of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the International Council on Archives (ICA), the European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA) and the International Music Council (CIM/IMC). It also maintains close ties with the International Association of Sound Archives (IASA) and the International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC).