Tag Archives: ASW 2015

ASW 2015: Reports and information (2)

A recurring topic of conversation whenever you get librarians together is space…. No! Not that kind of space…. I’m talking about shelf room in libraries. We all want it, and we’re all running out of it. Two music collections are looking to permanently … Continue reading

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ASW 2015: Music therapy

The last talk of ASW 2015 was given by Ben Saul, teaching professor in Music Therapy at the Guildhall School of Music, senior lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bath, and a clinician specialising in learning disabilities and … Continue reading

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ASW 2015: Music Libraries Trust

The Music Libraries Trust was pleased to award ten full and part bursaries to enable winners to attend the recent IAML (UK & Irl) Annual Study Weekend held 10-12 April at Aston University, Birmingham. The aim of MLT is to … Continue reading

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ASW 2015: Reports and information (1)

Throughout the ASW we had “Reports and information” sessions. These were a great opportunity to see a snapshot of life in music libraries around the country. They ranged from more academic discussions to some really fun projects reaching out to … Continue reading

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ASW 2015: Heavy genealogy

Heavy Metal is not a topic that I imagine comes up with any great regularity in the field of music librarianship (some may even argue that it is not even, in fact, “music” but that is perhaps a discussion for … Continue reading

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ASW 2015 : Panel discussion on ‘The Impact of Digital Technologies on Music Provision in Libraries’

It’s an inarguable fact that digital technologies have had a huge effect on library provision in general. The arts have perhaps been slightly slower than the sciences to explore and exploit digital potential, but the panel session on ‘The Impact … Continue reading

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ASW 2015: Around the world in 4,000 tapes

Jane Fanshawe got the ASW off to a thrilling and foot-tapping start with a talk on the life and work of her husband, David – ethnomusicologist, composer, and champion of world music. Now housed in a converted stable-block among the … Continue reading

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