In his Kassel years he was also active in the Gesellschaft fur Musikforschung, International Arbeitskreis fur Musik, and IAML
; he was a founding member of RISM.
"Membership of the academy is recognised worldwide as a stamp of approval for the quality of matrimonial services provided by a firm, while fellowship serves to underline this recognition." Membership of the IAML
is by invitation only.
The live musical performances, always a special feature of music library conferences, carried the theme of tradition and innovation as they explored new Australian musical composition within Indigenous and Asian regional contexts, including some works commissioned by IAML
Australia for the occasion.
I was invited to the 2nd Conference of the Greek IAML
Branch, in the Athens Conservatoire, 27-28 April 2018.
The Music Library Association as the United States Branch of IAML
hosted with our sister organization, the International Musicological Society (IMS), "Music Research in the Digital Age" (#IAML2015), a conference which attracted hundreds of music librarians and musicologists from all over the globe for a week (21-26 June) of paper and panel sessions, tours, concerts, and social events.
's strength derives from branch activities, which expand and make our Association stronger.
Anders has been an active member of IAML
since the early 1990s.
He has been the IASA Webmaster, which uses the same platform as the IAML
Web site, where he led them through many updates and changes to their Web site.
In the several attempts in the past decades, the IAML-US leadership proposed that MLA become a branch of IAML
. This was rejected by most MLA leadership because MLA is a much older organization than IAML-US, and has over five times the membership.
Worldwide outreach and inclusion has been a high priority for the Board during the current term, and we've had some success, with the new IAML
national branch in South Korea, Brazil--and now Greece--as examples.
The Music Library Association (MLA, founded 1931), based in the United States, and the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML
, founded 1951) are the two major associations serving music librarians.
The Chair of each Section is a member of the Forum of Sections, which assembles at IAML
's annual congresses.