Craig‘s Desk

NCLBPH‘s Technology Librarian, Craig Hayward, answers your library technology questions, offers insight about the library‘s digital and online resources, with an occassional look at what‘s happening with the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, known as NLS. You‘ve got questions, he‘s got answers.

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Episodes

Monday Nov 08, 2021

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we have an interview with our writing contest participants and major excitement because the NLS Marrakesh pilot project has begun.

Friday Sep 03, 2021

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we learn how to set your default languages for searches in BARD, finding foreign language materials on our website and more on the NLS Marrakesh project.

Friday Jul 16, 2021

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we talk about an easier way to search BARD and how you can also download materials from the library's online catalog. Then Marrakesh is coming soon and what that means. Plus a little bit about the Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA.

Friday May 28, 2021

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we talk about using the Library's Online Catalog to keep track of what you've read and what's coming to you next. Then something to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit.

Tuesday Apr 20, 2021

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we talk about changing your BARD email and password. Then improving how you sign up for service and the library's newly redesigned website.

Friday Feb 12, 2021

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we talk about downloading books or magazines using BARD Express. Then the recent move of BARD to the cloud plus a spotlight the library's ZOOM accessibility guides.

Wednesday Dec 16, 2020

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we talk about downloading a book or magazine from BARD. Then some highlights from the recent NLS National Conference and we spotlight the Library's Winter Reading Program featuring an awesome storytelling kickoff event.

Wednesday Nov 04, 2020

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we talk about navigation within a digital talking book using the standard and advanced digital talking book players. Then a look at how to navigate between books and magazines you get on cartridge. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month so we spotlight some resources on the library's Resources For Working page.

Friday Oct 02, 2020

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we offer 2 BARD Tips - How to save or clear your password for BARD in your web browser and finding downloaded books and magazines from BARD using your web browser. We then spotlight another great reading resource, the library's all new Book-Sighted Books Blogs.

Tuesday Sep 01, 2020

On this episode of Craig's Desk, we answer 2 questions - How to reset your BARD Mobile password yourself and how to sign up for BARD using your mobile device instead of a computer. Also an update on the NLS Marakesh Pilot and a spotlight on another library podcast, Heard Any Good Books Lately?

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