NLS Operations Alert


No. 15-85


DATE          :    October 16, 2015

TO                :    Network Libraries

FROM         :    Richard Smith, Chief, Network Division

SUBJECT   :    Standards revision



A contract for the revision of the Standards and Guidelines of Service, 2011 has been awarded to the American Library Association, Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) Division. ASCLA is distributing a request for proposal (RFP) for the Project Director.


The Project Director will oversee the revision of the Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 2011. The work includes managing a working team and project advisory committee of consumers and librarians, which requires facilitating and coordinating all phases of the development process. Full details are available here.


Applicants must submit proposals by 4:30 p.m. CST on November 9, 2015.


Questions regarding the RFP should be directed to the ASCLA contact given in the RFP.


For further information contact:

Richard Smith

Chief, Network Division

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