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Braille & Talking Book Library | Publications

Publications

The South Dakota Braille and Talking Book documents are available in Adobe Acrobat format exactly as it appears in print or in a Web format. First time users of the PDF format must perform a one-time only installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader Software Web Link to Adobe Reader Download before they will be able to read or print the document. This format is used extensively both on the Web and on this site.

Applications

Adult Application for Library Service

PDF Download of Adult Application

Child Application for Library Service

PDF Download of Child Application

Institution Application for Library Service

PDF Download of Institution Application

School Application for Library Service

PDF Download of School Application

BARD Application for Digital Library Service

Web Link to BARD online application

Descriptive Video Service Registration

PDF Download of Descriptive Video Service Registration

Learning Ally Membership for Schools and Educators

Web Link to Learning Ally, formerly RFB and D

Learning Ally Membership for Individuals and Families

Web Link to Learning Ally, formerly RFB and D


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Catalogs

Catalog:
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Zipped file including BRF format of Braille Catalog

Download this zip file, and extract or expand the file (usually right click, and "Extract All").


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Forms


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Newsletters

Beginning in 2010, the B&TB Program consolidated all newsletters into one, the Prairie Trails Newsletter.

Prairie Trails Newsletter and B&TB Newsletter Archives


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Promotional Resources

PDF DownloadLarge Print Bookmarks (4 up)
Printable bookmarks to be provided to large print readers. Librarians/library staff: Print on cardstock or paper and trim so that 4 bookmarks per sheet of paper will result.

PDF DownloadSo That All May Read Brochure
Providing alternative ways for South Dakota citizens who are unable to read or use standard print materials. Trifold brochure prints on lettersized 8.5x11 white paper.


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Eligibility Requirements

Individuals who cannot read or use conventional printed materials as a result of physical limitations, i.e. blind, visually limited, physically limited, cannot hold a book or turn the pages, and reading/learning disabled are by law eligible. This also includes persons in private homes, nursing homes, hospitals, schools and other institutions.

In case of reading disability from organic dysfunction, “competent authority” is defined as a doctor of medicine or a doctor of osteopathy who may consult with colleagues in associated disciplines.


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Fall 2017 Prairie Trails Newsletter
Volume 12, Issue 4 | Fall 2017
Articles include "Facebook", "Web Opac Changes", "Fall Book Discussion", "Black Hills Ski for Light", "Kids News" and more!

Also available in Large Print PDF PDF Download, Audio Newsletter MP3 Download


BARD LOGIN web link to n l s bard dot l o c dot gov
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Downloadable Books and Magazines


Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2015-2018 PDF Download is also available in braille and audio formatsPDF Download. If you would like to borrow a copy please contact your Reader Advisor.


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