NLS Operations Alert


No. 18-50


DATE          :    June 1, 2018

TO                :    Network Libraries

FROM         :    Meredith Beckhardt, Head, Reference Section

SUBJECT   :    New documents released in May 2018



The following new or revised documents are available from NLS:


On the NLS website:

Bibles and Other Sacred Writings, 2018

Country Music minibibliography, 2018

Current Literature, Volume 44, Issue 1 and 2

Digital Audiobook Players and Braille Book Readers, 2018

William Shakespeare minibibliography, 2018

Talking Book Topics May–June 2018, HTML and accessible PDF

Violin Scores Catalog


At the multistate centers and the NLS warehouse:

Assistive Technology Products for Information Access, 2017, braille (RE009B)

Blindness and Visual Impairments: Information and Assistance Organizations, 2018, braille (BR074B)

Braille Book Review, March-April 2018, braille (CA6182B)

Factsheet: The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 2018, braille (BR001B)

Hoja Informativa: Servicio Nacional de Bibliotecas para Ciegos y Personas con Discapacidades Fisicas, 2018, braille (BR001S-B)

Talking Book Topics, March-April 2018, print (CA5158)


BONUS:  NLS received 15 braille copies of “What You Need to Know When You Get Retirement or Survivors Benefits,” 2018, from the Social Security Administration. Let me know if you are interested in a copy.


For your convenience when ordering publications, please find attached a list of all current Reference Section publications with their stock numbers.


Attachment: NLS Reference Guides handout


For more information, contact:

Meredith Beckhardt

Head, Reference Section

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