Music Research in the Digital Era
21-26 June 2015 NYC
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Outreach funding

The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres is very happy to announce the recipients of the 2015 Outreach awards, to help fund attendance at the joint IAML/IMS conference in New York for five music librarians from Asia:

Guo Shuang, Sichuan Conservatory of Music Library (China)
Cui Yanlin, Central Conservatory of Music Library, Beijing (China)
Zhen-Mei Wang, Soochow University, School of Music Library (China)
Jeong Youn Chang, Ewha Music Research Institute, Ewha Womans University, Seoul (South Korea)
Philip William Taylor, KM Music Conservatory, Chennai (India)

The Music Library Association, as the national branch of the host country of the 2015 joint IAML/IMS conference, is delighted to announce that it has awarded support through the Association's Neil Ratliff Outreach Grant to two librarians from Cuba:

Arien González Crespo, Directora, Biblioteca de la Casa de las Américas
Laura Delia Vilar Álvarez, Directora, Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Música Cubana (CIDMUC)

And many thanks to the outstanding applicants who the Association was unable to fund this year, who demonstrate that music librarianship has a strong future across the globe.

Please offer a warm welcome to all these librarians when you meet them in New York City in June.

IAML/IMS 2015 and MLA Outreach Committees

The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) is providing outreach funding to help meet the expenses of music librarians in Asia to come to IAML's joint conference with the International Musicological Society in New York City, 21-26 June 2015. Asian music librarians who are deeply engaged in the profession and who cannot obtain adequate institutional support to attend the conference are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to early and mid-career music librarians with the ability to communicate in English, French, or German. Applicants should send a cover email to explaining their interest in attending the conference and how they fit the criteria outlined above; the applicants CV is to be attached. Applications must be received no later than 31 March 2015. All applicants will be notified of funding decision by 10 April 2015.