The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Taking Part annual report released by DCMS

From Diversity-Forum...

The Taking Part annual report was released today by the Department for Culture Media and Sport. The report was funded by a partnership of Non Departmental Public Bodies, including the MLA, and is the first single survey that collects data on the users of museums, libraries and archives.

The annual report, based on 28, 117 face-to-face interviews with adults aged 16 or over living in private households in England, contains significant data relating to participation in the MLA sector. To view the annual report, please follow this link:

Deirdre McGrath
Policy Development Officer
MLA London Fourth Floor 53-56 Great Sutton Street London EC1V 0DG

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