NLS Operations Alert


DATE:            February 1, 2012

TO:                  Network Libraries

FROM:           Stephen Prine, Assistant Chief, Network Division

SUBJECT:     Revised Standards . . . 2011


The American Library Association (ALA) Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 2011 is now available in HTML and PDF formats on the Network Library Services website under Se­lected Reports and Documents, Publications for Network Libraries. This publication is the evaluation tool used by network consultants on their biennial regional library visits.


Print copies will be sent to each regional and subregional library and separate machine-lending agency as soon as we receive them from ALA. Network libraries may purchase additional copies at


For further information contact:  


Stephen Prine

Assistant Chief, Network Division

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