NLS Operations Alert


No. 20-56


DATE        :   August 25, 2020

TO            :   Network Libraries

FROM       :   Zaneta Watson, Head, Production Control Section

                 :   Margie Goergen-Rood, Head, Quality Assurance Section

SUBJECT :   Seven talking books removed from BARD



NLS has recently removed seven talking books from BARD due to issues with the quality of the narration.


DB 32935 - Devil in a Blue Dress

DB 34976 - Red Death

DB 36906 - White Butterfly

DB 38938 - Black Betty

DB 40994 - Little Yellow Dog

DB 43412 - Gone Fishin’

DB 35745 - Their Eyes Were Watching God


These books will be replaced on BARD as soon as possible. Please note that Their Eyes Were Watching God is available as part of a Zora Neale Hurston anthology, DB45243.


For more information, please contact:

Zaneta Watson

Head, Production Control Section

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Margie Goergen-Rood

Head, Quality Assurance Section

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