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Advisory Committee to the Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service

Nebraska Library Commission
1200 N Street, Suite 120 Crane Room
Lincoln, Nebraska
Thursday, June 12, 2008, at 9:00 a.m.

Main agenda items for the June 12, 2008 meeting include the following but may be modified at such meeting:

  • Welcome; Introductions, Minutes of the last meeting

  • Appointment of a committee chair and vice chair

  • Demonstration of NLS site for direct downloads

  • Outreach to younger readers and to schools:  how to keep younger readers active until the transition away from cassettes to digital formats?

  • Federal budget: What can we now expect in terms of a timeline for books on flash memory?  Same for direct downloads using Library of Congress web site?

  • Outreach to care facilities. We see high staff turnover within some facilities and a very elderly population. These can be challenges to delivering service to care facilities.  Do you have any insights to how to work best with care facilities?

  • Other items

  • Date for Fall meeting

  • Adjournment

For more information contact Scott Scholz, Director, Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service.
Scott Scholz

For more information, contact Scott Scholz.