- 24 repositories are run by 20 organisations in the region, employing 165 staff.
- These include 11 local authority services which supported 220,000 usages in 2002.
- There are also innumerable business and private archives.
MLA West Midlands engages with and supports (policy) forums for each of the domains. The Libraries Forum’s purpose and role are summed up in two downloadable PDF files…
West Midlands Libraries Forum 2006-7 and
“Libraries are all over the place” (the role of the WM Libraries Forum)