Museums Libraries & Archives
Formed in 1931 as the Music Library Association, the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) was a non-departmental public body with a remit to promote improvement and innovation in the area of museums, libraries and archives. Its worked across the UK, and advised the government on museum, library and archive policy in England. It was closed in May 2012 and its responsibilities given to Arts Council England and the National Archives.
Resources by Museums Libraries & ArchivesHow well are libraries engaging with the community?
Furthering community engagement in our museums
Opening up museum and library spaces for learning
Museums, libraries, archives: how they contribute to the community
What do the public want from libraries? Practitioner guide
What do the public want from libraries? Summary report of qualitative research