Publication Report No. 00-04
Date: September 29, 2000
Subject: Annual publications order form
The publications survey that will be sent to patrons in
October will cover two years rather than the usual one year
and will list five catalogs, three for 2001 and two for
2002, some of them in more than one format. The catalogs
for 2001 are __Braille Books, Cassette Books, and Magazines
in Special Media; for 2002, they are __Cassette Books__ and
For Younger Readers.__ Because printing and production
costs have severely limited the number of publications that
can be provided as giveaways to patrons, costs for surveying
patrons in each of these years would be excessive for the
amount of information obtained. A copy of the survey is
The CMLS codes for publications that patrons order will
appear on your library's CMLS microfiche records. Libraries
can, as always, send transactions to CMLS to order these
publications for new patrons who did not receive the survey.
Transactions to add or delete these publications will
appear on your library's CMLS edit/update report. When
patrons receive their publications, the codes will be
deleted from the records by the CMLS contractor.
The library survey that will be sent to you later this fall
will list the same publications for library orders. It will
also contain a printout of your current amounts for ongoing
publications such as __Talking Book Topics and Braille Book
Review.__ Orders for such publications can be amended at
For further information contact:
Publications and Media Section
Over the next two years, the Library of Congress will again
offer catalogs of recorded and braille books. This order
form gives you the opportunity to order these catalogs in
advance. The catalogs you select will be sent to you when
they are published. All the catalogs listed here will be
yours to keep. Since this form covers two years, there will
be no survey in 2001. This survey will have no effect on
your subscription to __Talking Book Topics or Braille Book
__Select the catalogs you want to receive from the list
__If you don't want any of the items listed, please throw
away this form.
__For each catalog you select, choose the format (large-
print, braille, or recorded) you would like.
__Return this form in the enclosed preaddressed, postage-
free envelope within three weeks. __Note: The address on the
enclosed envelope is for use with this mailing only.
Continue to contact your cooperating library to borrow books
or change magazine subscriptions.
__Braille Books 1999-2000. Catalog of braille books for
adult readers. (Mark one.)
__Braille Books 1999-2000, large-print edition (BRE2)
__Braille Books 1999-2000, braille edition (BRE1)
Large-print edition available in April 2001; braille edition
__Cassette Books. Annual catalog of cassette books for adult
__Cassette Books 2000, large-print edition (COK2)
Large-print edition available in March 2001.
__Cassette Books 2001, large-print edition (CAK2)
Large-print edition available in March 2002.
Cassette versions of these catalogs will also be available
on loan from your cooperating library.
__For Younger Readers 2000-2001.__ Catalog of cassette and
braille books for children and teens announced in __Talking
Book Topics and Braille Book Review__ during 2000 and 2001.
(You may check more than one format.)
__For Younger Readers 2000-2001, large-print edition
__For Younger Readers 2000-2001, braille edition (FRS1)
__For Younger Readers 2000-2001, cassette edition (FRS3)
Large-print edition available in May 2002. Other editions
__Magazines in Special Media 2000.__A list of braille,
cassette, computer diskette, electronic access, large-
print, and Moon-type magazines from NLS and other producers.
__Magazines in Special Media 2000, large-print edition
__Magazines in Special Media 2000, cassette edition
__Magazines in Special Media 2000, braille edition
Large-print edition available early in 2001; other editions