NLS Operations Alert


No. 13-68



DATE          :  November 27, 2013

TO                :  Network Libraries

FROM         :  Stephen Prine, Assistant Chief, Network Division

SUBJECT   :  BARD Mobile app videos available


NLS has produced several videos, both promotional and tutorial, featuring the BARD Mobile application for iOS devices. These videos, titled BARD Mobile How-To Series, are available from the Library of Congress channel on YouTube at


In the series NLS director Karen Keninger introduces the app, Engineering Section head John Brown provides a tutorial on activating VoiceOver and adjusting fonts and contrast, and consumer relations officer Judy Dixon conducts several instructional sessions, such as how to read an audiobook, navigate a braille book, manage downloads, and use basic and advanced VoiceOver gestures.

Network library staff members are encouraged to use the videos for training and to share them with patrons who may find them useful.


For more information contact:

Stephen Prine

Assistant Chief, Network Division

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