NLS Operations Alert


No. 18-53


DATE          :    June 8, 2018

TO                :    Network Libraries

FROM         :    Meredith Beckhardt, Head, Reference Section

SUBJECT   :    Network-produced magazines



The NLS Reference Section is updating its records on magazines that are produced locally throughout the network. Please assist NLS by identifying all magazines that your network library records and distributes in various formats.  Please send the following information in an Excel or Word file as an attachment to [log in to unmask]:

·         Magazine title

·         Magazine code (e.g., MIH4)

·         Frequency of magazine (e.g., weekly, monthly, quarterly)

·         Format: DB cartridge, electronic braille, embossed braille, download from your library website (please provide the link), and/or QA magazine available on BARD and available via MOC subscription

·         Whether this magazine is available for circulation to patrons of other network libraries

·         A one or two sentence summary of the magazine’s subject matter


The aggregated information will be posted on our new (upcoming) Network Library Services website. Thank you for your assistance.


For more information, contact:

Meredith Beckhardt

Head, Reference Section

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