Mission & values
The International Association of Music Information Centres aims at becoming the foremost global network that facilitates the exchange of knowledge and expertise in the field of music documentation, promotion and information, leading to an increased international cooperation, performance and use of repertoire of music of all genres.
The International Association of Music Information Centres is an international network of organisations that document, promote and inform on the music of their country or region in a diversity of musical genres. IAMIC acknowledges the importance of sharing and optimizing knowledge, expertise and knowhow. In this respect its activities provide an international context for its members, enabling the provision of services and encouraging collaborations, exchanges and partnerships.
IAMIC has a major role in building bridges between its members, creating networking opportunities and supporting and enhancing the visibility of projects that underline the objective of IAMIC: create an international landscape where pathways to information on music continually enhanced to provide users with the highest possible level of access.
IAMIC envisions an international landscape where pathways to music information, products, publications and other materials are continually enhanced to provide users with the highest possible level of access.
To encourage and enhance access to information, materials, and products provided by its members, and to encourage the performance, broadcast, and dissemination of music from members;
To encourage exchanges, collaborations, and the exchange of ideas, experiences and skills amongst its members, and to provide a range of relevant services to its members;
To play an active role in the broader international music environment, and raise the profile of IAMIC.