RISM at the IAML Congress in Leipzig

This year’s IAML congress is just a short train ride away in Leipzig. From 22-27 July 2018 we will join our colleagues around the world at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig (HMT) for the annual congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres.

After the congress, look on our congress page for slides from the presentations. That page will also have more complete information about the sessions, including abstracts.

Tuesday, 24 July                       

  • 11.00–12.30: Workshop: RISM Muscat introduction course in English (full)                  
  • 14.00–15.30: Workshop: RISM Muscat introduction course in German (full)

Thursday, 26 July                       

  • 11.00–12.30                    
    Advisory Council (open to all national working group representatives)
    Chair: Gottfried Heinz-Kronberger (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich)                      
  • 16.00-17.30                    
    Commission Mixte (closed)                    
    Chair: Richard Chesser (British Library, London)


Friday, 27 July                              

  • 11.00–12.30 RISM Open Session
    Chair: Klaus Keil (RISM Zentralredaktion, Frankfurt am Main)

    • Klaus Keil (RISM Zentralredaktion, Frankfurt am Main) and Jürgen Diet (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich)
      RISM news, including a presentation of the newly released RISM online catalog  
    • Andrea Hartmann (RISM Germany, Dresden office) Cataloguing music prints in RISM. Recent developments
    • David Blum (Moravian Music Foundation, Winston-Salem, NC) Experience using bibliographic records downloaded from RISM          

In addition, don’t miss RISM-related presentations and talks from our RISM contributors throughout the week. The full program is available online.

After the congress: Come visit us in Frankfurt! Contact us and let us know if you will be coming. You can visit us Monday through Friday between 9 and 5.


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