Welcome to the home page for BARD Express. Here you will find everything you need to know about using BARD Express.
What is BARD Express?
BARD Express provides NLS patrons with an easy way to access BARD. Use BARD Express to browse thousands of audio books and magazines, download them to your Windows-based computer, and transfer them to an NLS cartridge or USB drive. BARD Express simplifies the process by providing a menu-driven interface, reducing the need to memorize a complex set of keyboard commands. This means BARD Express can be used with as few as four keys, while providing advanced functionality for the more adventurous user.
Download BARD Express. After saving it to your computer, locate the file and open it. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. If you have questions, contact your network library. Use the Find Your Library tool to obtain a contact telephone number for your network library if you do not already have it.