The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) and the National Library of Latvia (LNB) are pleased to invite you to Riga for IAML 2017, the 66th IAML Congress. This is the first time when IAML Congress will be held in Riga. Congress will take place from 18 to 22 June 2017 at the new building of the National Library of Latvia that is called the ‘Castle of Light’, state-of-the-art structure. Congress subjects are generally related to music, collections, and library issues, including also popular or traditional music of all genres and periods and their impact on libraries.
Panel: Thursday, 22 June, 9.00-10.30
Research methods and music collections now and in the future
Presented by the Research libraries Section
Chair: Thomas Leibnitz (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna)
Beate Schiebl and Jürgen Warmbrunn (Herder-Institut für historische Ostmitteleuropaforschung, Marburg): “Too beautiful for our ears and tremendously much music …”: the music collection of the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe
Seija Lappalainen (University of Helsinki, Helsinki): A Music Historian’s Work Processes in Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Federica Riva (Conservatorio di musica ‘A. Boito’, Parma): ‘L’ho perduta, me meschina ah, chissà dove sarà’. Searching for a new balance for research on music in the 21st century at international level: the role of libraries