TBBS Catalogs and Collections

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That All May Read

Online Searchable Catalogs

  • TBBS Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)
    • A comprehensive catalog of NLS and Nebraska-produced talking books, radio shows, described movies, and Braille books currently in the collection at TBBS in Nebraska.
    • You will need a login id and password to access this site. If interested, please contact your readers advisor: (402) 471-4038 or (800) 742-7691.
  • National Library Service Online Catalog Quick Search
    • A comprehensive catalog of NLS-produced talking books. Not all materials are currently available through the Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service.
    • This catalog also includes titles currently in-process for NLS and titles produced by talking book and Braille libraries across the U.S., which may be available for interlibrary loan.
    • Titles produced in Canada are not available for loan. Textbooks and career-specific instructional materials produced by Learning Ally must be ordered direct from Learning Ally.

Talking Book Topics Catalog

Talking Book Topics Catalog is a list of audio books and magazines added to the NLS collection within the last two months. All titles in this catalog are available for request through the TBBS in Nebraska.

This catalog is also available in audio. To subscribe, call (402) 471-4038, or toll-free at (800) 742-7691.

Books in Series Database

Books in Series Database will let you find the best reading order for book series available through TBBS. You can search by author, book title, or series title to find what you want.

Audio Magazine Subscriptions

Audio Magazines Quick List-PDF

Interchange is the quarterly newsletter of the Nebraska Talking Book and Braille Service that keeps library patrons abreast of service changes and of new titles added to the Nebraska Books Collection. Interchange is available in audio, large print, Braille, and online. Access options for reading this publication here.

Nebraska-Produced Audiobooks

(The Nebraska-Produced Catalogs below do not represent every book we have in our collection, only what was produced in our local sound recording studios.)

Nebraska-Produced Audiobooks Quick List-PDF

Book Award Reading Lists

Our Book Awards Reading Lists include the most popular book awards in both fiction and nonfiction. These bibliography style lists will keep you informed about the winners, and some of the finalists, of these awards.

Genre Bibliographies

Our Genre Bibliographies include books arranged by subject in both fiction and nonfiction. These lists will keep you informed about what materials we have in these subject areas.

Descriptive Video Collection

(We are no longer processing new DVD or VHS materials into our collection. Everything we have is listed in the catalog below.)

Instructions: To receive videos, you must fill out a registration form in addition to the usual TBBS Application for talking book service. You can download and print the following Descriptive Video Registration Form.

Old Time Radio Show Collection

Youth Braille Collection