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 **Marilyn Stevenson**,​ Northern Conference (for Adam Szczepaniak)\\ **Marilyn Stevenson**,​ Northern Conference (for Adam Szczepaniak)\\
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-   +**NLS Updates:**\\
-**From NLS:**\\+
  
 MaryBeth shared that a preliminary agenda for the NLS conference has been posted, with final agenda being worked on now. All are encouraged to attend the pre-conference. There will be two sessions – Magazine circulation and distribution - even those that don’t have recording programs can learn about distribution,​ and a Hindenburg software demo. Conference registration site will be up soon.\\ MaryBeth shared that a preliminary agenda for the NLS conference has been posted, with final agenda being worked on now. All are encouraged to attend the pre-conference. There will be two sessions – Magazine circulation and distribution - even those that don’t have recording programs can learn about distribution,​ and a Hindenburg software demo. Conference registration site will be up soon.\\
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 Conference chairs question and issues.\\ Conference chairs question and issues.\\
  
-**West Question:** There have been questions about BARD passwords being case sensitive. Has that changed?\\+**Conference Chair Questions and Issues:**\\
  
-**NLS Answer:** M. Martys – The intent is to be case insensitive,​ but when recent updates were made to fix a bug, those became ​case sensitive. ​NLS is working to fix this new bug.\\+**Western:** There have been questions about BARD passwords being case sensitive. ​Has that changed?\\
  
-**West Question:** With the availability of the USB cable for cartridges, ​is there any guidance on the distribution of those?\\+**NLS Response:** M. Martys – The intent ​is to be case insensitive,​ but when recent updates were made to fix a bug, those became case sensitive. NLS is working to fix this new bug.\\
  
-**NLS Answer:**  The person that would have those answers is not herebut NLS will have an answer to share at next week’s conference call.\\+**Western:** With the availability of the USB cable for cartridgesis there any guidance on the distribution of those?\\
  
-**Midlands Follow-up:** Have patrons been made aware of the availability of these cables? Will it be up to network libraries to get the word out?\\+**NLS Response:**  The person that would have those answers is not here, but NLS will have an answer ​to share at next week’s conference call.\\
  
-**NLS Answer:** No announcement has gone out yet. This can be a topic for next week’s call as well, when there are answers about available quantities.\\+**Midlands:** Have patrons been made aware of the availability of these cables? Will it be up to network libraries to get the word out?\\
  
-**South Follow-up:** Patrons have been encouraged to buy their own cartridges and the necessary cablesWith the availability of DTB cable to patrons ​when commercial connectors ​are available, will NLS provide cartridges at some point?\\+**NLS Response:** No announcement has gone out yetThis can be a topic for next week’s call as well, when there are answers about available ​quantities.\\
  
-**NLS Answer:** NoFinding ​the commercial USB cable was problematic so NLS decided ​to provide ​them.\\+**Southern:** Patrons have been encouraged to buy their own cartridges and the necessary cablesWith the availability of DTB cable to patrons when commercial connectors are available, will NLS provide ​cartridges at some point?\\
  
-**West:** Debbi provided feedback on the new TBT format – patrons love itMarilyn reported ​the same type of response.\\+**NLS Response:** NoFinding ​the commercial USB cable was problematic so NLS decided to provide them.\\
  
-**NLS Answer:** That is good to hear.\\+**Western:** Debbi provided feedback on the new TBT format – patrons love it. Marilyn reported the same type of response.\\
  
-**South Question:** What is the turn-a-round time once catalog information is submitted?\\+**NLS Response:** That is good to hear.\\
  
-**NLS Answer:** The person that could answer that is not in the room today. NLS will get back to us on that.\\+**Southern:** What is the turn-a-round time once catalog information is submitted?\\
  
-**South Question:** Since at one time it was mentioned, is there an update or plans to broaden NLS services?\\+**NLS Response:** The person that could answer that is not in the room today. NLS will get back to us on that.\\ 
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 +**Southern:** Since at one time it was mentioned, is there an update or plans to broaden NLS services?\\
    
-**NLS Answer:** No news at this point.\\+**NLS Response:** No news at this point.\\
  
-**Midlands ​Question:** How is recall working for NLS? Are they getting the expected amounts from the network? - asking because we have fallen behind internal expectations these past few months toward meeting this year’s goal.\\+**Midlands:​** How is recall working for NLS? Are they getting the expected amounts from the network? - asking because we have fallen behind internal expectations these past few months toward meeting this year’s goal.\\
  
-**NLS Answer:** Things seem to be going well. NLS looks at it more from an annual perspective,​ with a steady stream being better than a rush at the end of the year. However, it is important to participate in getting those back for reuse. This will be a good topic for next week’s forum as Steve would be able to provide some feedback.+**NLS Response:** Things seem to be going well. NLS looks at it more from an annual perspective,​ with a steady stream being better than a rush at the end of the year. However, it is important to participate in getting those back for reuse. This will be a good topic for next week’s forum as Steve would be able to provide some feedback.
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