Network Bulletin No 05-28.
Date: June 3, 2005
Subject: Excess and redistribution program
Index Term: Annual cycle for missing braille volumes
The annual XESS cycle for braille titles with missing volumes will begin July 1, 2005.
Libraries should submit their lists so as to reach Data Management no later than__
June 30, 2005.__
Using information reported by participating libraries, Data Management will create an
Excess Partial Braille (BR) Titles Report similar to the one attached. It will be sent to
all participating libraries four to six weeks after the deadline so they can use it to
request missing volumes from other libraries. Libraries must arrange their own
Also attached is a sample XESS report and one copy of each form libraries will need
to participate. Libraries may photocopy as many forms as needed. Submissions must
reach Data Management by __June 30.__
Please notify Dorothy Moore at NLS by e-mail, [log in to unmask], or telephone (202)
707-0775, of the date sent, the number of entries, and the number of pages.
Mark all forms with your CMLS library ID code. It is suggested that libraries use
UPS ground, FedEx, or USPS Express. This procedure ensures a tracking number is
assigned to the package so it can be traced if it goes astray. Your forms must reach
Data Management before the deadline of June 30, 2005.
3225 Jordan Boulevard
Malabar, FL 32950
If there are no library requests for your spare volumes within three
months, you may discard them as described in Network Library Manual Section 6.11.7.
[Attachments: This bulletin contained a print attachment that was mailed to the
network on June 3, 2005.]
For further information contact:
Head, Network Services Section
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