Conference 2016 

CAML 2016 will take place at the University of Calgary from June 1 to 3 under the auspices of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information (registration, accommodations, etc.), visit
CAML 2016 Schedule [draft: 9 May, 2016]


Wednesday, 1 June

CAML Board Meeting, 1-3 pm, Hotel Alma, Parkdale RoomCAML Collection Development Interest Group (CCDIG), 3:30-4:30 pm, Hotel Alma, Parkdale Room
CMC Prairie Region Reception, 4:30-6 pm, Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary

Thursday, 2 June, 9-10 am
Keynote Address, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre

Chair: Timothy Neufeldt, University of Toronto
If Sibelius Had Sibelius: Considering the Archives of Music in a Digital AgeLaura Millar, Archival Consultant

Thursday, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre
Session A: Issues in Music Librarianship

Chair: Brian MacMillan, Western University
The Audiophile in Music Discourse: Implications for the Terms of Discussion around Library Sound Recording CollectionsRonald J. Rooth, MacEwan University
Can I get a pickle with that? Specialists, Generalists, and the Academic McLibraryTimothy Neufeldt, University of Toronto
Panel: Collection Development in Canadian Academic Libraries (60 min.)Houman Behzadi, University of Toronto; Carolyn Doi, University of Saskatchewan; Jan Guise, University of Manitoba; Kevin Madill, University of British Columbia

Thursday, 2-4 pm, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre
Session B: Music in Canada

Chair: Laura Snyder, Mount Allison University
Resounding Culture: Recontextualizing Resources for Histories of Music in CanadaJamie Meyers-Riczu, Sean Luyk, Mary Ingraham, David Gramit, University of Alberta
20 Years (more or less) of the Virtual GramophoneRichard Green
New Happenings in the Digital Delivery of Music at the Canadian Music CentreKyla Jemison, University of Toronto & Lelland Reed, University of Toronto
Lifting the Smoke off the TPP: The Impact of the Copyright and Intellectual Property Clauses on Canadian Musicians and Music LibrariansScott MacDonald, Western University

CAML Cataloguing Committee Meeting, 4:15-5:15 pm, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre
President''s Reception, 5-7 pm. Details TBA.

Friday, 3 June, 9-11 am, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre
Session C: Archives in Action: Case Studies from Across Canada

Chair: Jan Guise, University of Manitoba
The Alexander Brott Fonds at Library and Archives Canada: A Window into Musical Life in MontrealMaureen Nevins, Library and Archives Canada
Staging an International Rock Festival in Alberta: A Documentary Reconstruction of Edmonton''s Rock CirkusBrock Silversides, University of Toronto
Richard Johnson Collection, University of Calgary ArchivesBonnie Woelk, University of Calgary
Studies in Documents: John Roberts, the CBC and Music in Canada in the Second Half of the 20th CenturyRobert Bailey, University of Calgary & Regina Landwehr, University of Calgary

Friday, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre
Session D: Digitization and Music Librarianship

Chair: Daniel Paradis, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Yorkville and Canadian Music Heritage in the Linked Data CloudStacy Allison-Cassin, York University
Digital Music Libraries: The Challenges AheadMeghan Goodchild, McGill University

Friday, 12:30-2 pm, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre

CAML AGM lunch meeting

Friday, 2-3 pm, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre

Joint Plenary, TBA

Friday, 3:30-4:30 pm, Room: 151, Rozsa Centre
Session E: Correspondence and the Community

Chair: James Mason, University of Toronto
Kathleen Parlow: A Life in Letters –The Development of a Framework for Correspondence Collections at the University of Toronto Music LibraryLelland Reed, University of Toronto
Hot Topics sessionModerator: Sean Luyk, University of Alberta

Friday, 4:30-6 pmCAML Board Meeting

Friday, 6 pmCAML Final Banquet

2016 Call for Papers

The Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML) seeks proposals for papers to be presented at its next annual conference scheduled from June 2-3, 2016, as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Calgary in Calgary, AB. CAML will again meet with the Canadian University Music Society (MusCan) and collaborative papers with MusCan colleagues are most welcome. Papers should not exceed 20 minutes and will be followed by a 10-minute period for questions and discussion. Proposals should include an abstract of 250 words, a list of A/V requests, and a biography (100 words). Proposals for sessions, roundtables and plenaries, especially sessions of interest to both CAML and MusCan registrants, are also welcome.

Please submit proposals by email to the CAML Programme committee care of Tim Neufeldt, CAML Programme Chair, by Friday, January 8, 2016:

First-Time Presenter and First-Time Attendee Awards

Students and early-career librarians should note that CAML is again offering a First-Time Presentation Award and a First-Time Attendee Award.

The First-Time Presenter Award

of up to $1000 will be received by the winner upon submission of receipts for travel and accommodation expenses following the conference. Registration will be paid by CAML. This award is intended to provide a first-time presenter with the opportunity to give a paper at its 2016 Conference. Participants interested in consideration for this award should include a cover letter of no more than one page alongside their paper proposal. The cover letter should request this consideration and clearly express the applicant’s interest in a career in music librarianship. Following the conference, the recipient of the award will submit the conference paper for publication in the August 2016 issue of the CAML Review. Runners-up may be invited to present their paper at the conference and/or submit their paper for inclusion in the CAML Review. (Note that such invitations to runners-up would not include a financial award.) Please submit proposals by email to the CAML Programme committee care of Tim Neufeldt, CAML Programme Chair, by Friday, January 8, 2016:

The First-Time Attendee Award covering the conference registration fee is available to library science students or individuals thinking of pursuing a career in music librarianship. Persons interested in applying for this award will send cover letters to the Programme Chair by January 8, 2016, requesting this consideration and clearly articulating the applicant’s interest in a music librarianship career. Letters need to be sent prior to the applicant registering for the conference.', '

CAML 2016 will take place at the University of Calgary from June 1 to 3 under the auspices of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The final program is now available.', 'full_html'),