Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae

Canada

Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae

Canada

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The Canadian Association of Music Li braries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (CAML / ACBM) held its own annual conference 5 to 8 June 2008 on the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia. The conference was held in collaboration with the Canadian University Music Society and was part of the 77 societies meeting under the umbrella of the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The CAML conference marked one year since the creation of a Quebec branch of CAML / ACBM. At the annual general meeting, an ad hoc copyright committee was struck in order to monitor and lobby for improvements to proposed new federal copyright legislation, especially for how it will impact on music and libraries. The featured plenary address was delivered by Dr. Regula Quereshi, who was also recognized and honoured for her many years of research in ethnomusicology.

CAML Board membership was confirmed at the AGM: the elected members are President, Peter Higham (in the second year of the twoyear position); Vice-president / President-elect, Kirsten Walsh; Secretary, Laura Snyder; Member-at-large, Joseph Hafner. Appointed members are Treasurer, Rob van der Bliek; Com munications officer, Cheryl Martin and Membership secretary, Janneka Guise. The

CAML webmaster is Stacy Allison-Cassin. CAML membership as of June was down slightly from previous years, though these numbers may improve by year end. There are 59 individual members including 29 who are also IAML members, 34 institutional and 3 subscription members. …

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