NLS Operations Alert


No. 16-84


DATE          :    September 30, 2016

TO                :    Network Libraries, Machine-Lending Agencies

FROM         :    Ivy L. Jenkins, Database Support Analyst, Automation

SUBJECT   :    PICS/NIOSS outage Saturday, October 1, 2016



The NLS Production Information Control System/NLS Integrated Operation Support System (PICS/NIOSS) will be down from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (EDT) Saturday, October 1, 2016, for system maintenance. NLS services affected include:


·         bibliographic records download

·         book-delivery verification

·         braille certification

·         copy allotment

·         interlibrary loan

·         network library database

·         NLS forms                                                                      

·         NLS WebNet

·         parts-ordering system

·         Warehouse Ordering on the Web (WOW)


We apologize for any inconvenience that this system maintenance may cause.


For more information contact:

Ivy L. Jenkins

Database Support Analyst, Automation

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