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​Media Guides and Publications

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Contact:

Ashley Biggs, Marketing & Outreach Librarian

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled

ashley.biggs1@maryland.gov​ | Office: 667-209-1563 | Cell: 410-230-24230



 About Us

Maryland State Library (MSL)​ is an independent agency. We provide strategic leadership, resources, and programmatic support to Maryland libraries to transform lives. As the state library agency for Maryland, the Maryland State Library administers State and Federal funds to support Maryland libraries in their mission to offer outstanding resources, programs, and excellent customer service. Responsibilities include oversight of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; Maryland’s Public Libraries; the State Library Network; the Library Capital Grants Programs; and the Deaf Culture Digital Library.​


Our Mission Statement

​​​MSL provides leadership to promote planning and innovation in the development of library programs, to encourage the ongoing development of staff expertise through education and training, and to promote resource sharing among all types of libraries. Responsibilities include oversight of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, Maryland’s Public Libraries, the State Library Network, the Public Library Capital Grants Program, and the Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library



 Publications

Branding and Logo Information

​This portion of the page contains information about the branding and Logos for the Maryland State Library and the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled.


Maryland State Library  

The Maryland State Library (MSL)  and the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled (LBPD) brandmarks and logos may be used by Public Libraries and affiliated organizations without the direct written consent of MSL only when being used on the following items:

      • Library  or Affiliated Organizational Websites 

      • Library or Affiliated Organizational Multimedia (digital, print)

      • Library or Annual Organizational Reports

      • Library or Affiliated Organizational Newsletters

      • Sponsored Promotional Material 

      • Sponsored Educational Materials 


Other uses of the Library's brandmark and logo are strictly prohibited. For use outside of the above-designated permissions, please contact the Library. Please review the Style Guide​ before the use of MSL or LBPD's brandmark and Logo.  

 

MSL/LBPD Credit Lines:

Whenever the MSL and/or LBPD logo are used, it is appropriate to give a Credit Line, explaining why the Library's logo is being published. Suggested wording:

      • ​​We would like to thank the Maryland State Library for their support...
      • Funding and/or Support for this project was made possible, in part, by... 


Brandmarks and Logos:

Maryland State Library Logos
Maryland State Library for the​ Blind and Print Disabled​