NLS Operations Alert


No. 19-27


DATE         :   May 2, 2019

TO             :   Network Libraries

FROM        :   Meredith Beckhardt, Head, Reference Section

SUBJECT   :   New documents released in April 2019



The following new or revised documents are available from NLS:


On the NLS website:

Current Literature, Vol. 45, Issue 2

Minibibliography: Louis Braille

Resources for Senior Citizens and Their Families, 2019


At the multistate centers:

Braille Book Review, March–April 2019 (CA6192)

Braille Literacy, 2018, braille (CR030B)

NLS News, January–March 2019, braille (MS4149B)

Talking Book Topics, March–April 2019 (CA5164)


The Reference Section also has two guides that have been narrated by the NLS Studio. Blindness and Visual Impairments: Information and Assistance Organizations and Bibles and Other Sacred Writings are available in MP3 format on the NLS website. You may also request a copy of the 3GP audio file (NLS format), which has navigation markers and can be used as a master for duplication, by contacting Meredith Beckhardt at [log in to unmask].


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 [MS Word (DOCX)/ 3 p.]


For more information, contact:

Meredith Beckhardt

Head, Reference Section

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