1343 BARD Mobile for Reading NLS Books (Oct. 23, 2013)

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The main web site for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) is:
www.loc.gov/nls

The BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) web site is:
https://NLSBard.loc.gov

The BARD Mobile app in the Apple iTunes Store can be found at:
BARD Mobile in Apple iTunes Store

Documentation for using the BARD Mobile app can be found in the app itself in the Help item on the Bookshelf tab. Alternately, documentation for using the app can be found on the BARD site at:
BARD Mobile User Guide

Several previous episodes of Eyes On Success have also discussed the history of NLS, NLS services, and reading NLS material. Click on one of the links below to find the audio for the desired episode

We also reviewed a number of other apps for acquiring and reading material on a smart phone in show #1242 of Eyes On Success, including Read2Go from Bookshare, the Learning Ally app, and Overdrive. To listen to or download that episode, click on the link below:
1242 Downloading and Reading Books on a Smart Phone (Oct. 17, 2012)