[Nfbc-info] FW: [nfbwnews] BARD Mobile app for Android devices 1.0 now available at Google Play store

Michael Hingson info at michaelhingson.com
Wed Jun 10 20:32:19 UTC 2015

This just came to my mail box. For those who have been waiting for the BARD
app for their Android device. See the announcement below. BARD is the way in
which patrons can access the National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped collection, and play the digital books and magazines.

>The BARD mobile app for Android devices is now available at the Google 
>Play store:
>The BARD Mobile application for Android devices, version 1.0, is now 
>available at the Google Play store. Network libraries that previewed 
>the application should delete the preview version from their devices 
>before downloading and installing BARD Mobile 1.0.
>The BARD Mobile app enables NLS patrons to download audiobooks and 
>audio magazines directly to their Android devices, provided they have 
>BARD accounts and are using devices running Android OS 4.1 or later.
>The user guide is available from the bookshelf of the app and online in 
>HTML format at 
>Help screens are also available from inside the app and may be accessed 
>by activating the Context menu or the More Options button and selecting 
>NLS is working on how-to videos, FAQs, and other resources for network 
>library staff who are supporting the application. We will provide links 
>to these resources as soon as they are available.

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