This application is intended for use only by patrons or institutions in good standing of The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Fill out this form if you are a registered user or have already contacted the library and were instructed to do so. If you are not currently receiving service from The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, please contact them at NLSDownload@loc.gov.
Fill out this application completely. Library staff will check your information against their records. If you are approved to participate you will receive an e-mail message with sign-on information. If there is a problem you will receive a message explaining the problem.
If you are planning to use a purchased digital talking-book player, you must register it once you have access to the BARD site.
Link to BARD application for individualsIf you are a representative of a institution in good standing of The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, then use the following application.
Link to BARD application for institutions