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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<http://www.loc.gov/nls>:

Current Literature<https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/news/reference-news-added-entries/volume-45-issue-2/>, Vol. 45, Issue 2

Minibibliography: Louis Braille<https://www.loc.gov/nls/braille-audio-reading-materials/lists-nls-produced-books-topic-genre/listings-on-narrow-topics-minibibliographies/louis-braille-1809-1852/>
Resources for Senior Citizens and Their Families<https://www.loc.gov/nls/resources/general-resources-on-disabilities/resources-senior-citizens-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<https://www.loc.gov/nls/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/BlindAndVI_RG.mp3> and Bibles and Other Sacred Writings<https://www.loc.gov/nls/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Sacred-Writings-Guide.mp3> are available in MP3<https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/services/reference-publications/guides/> 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]<mailto:[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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