Weekly Dose of Braille

Many times, a “source” is used to site the origin of information. Often times, they are used for tables. This question came up this week, whether or not a blank line should be placed after the table and what cell a source should be placed in for proper formatting.  –Denise Bean

For more information and to see past Weekly Dose of Braille topics check out our Weekly Dose of Braille Page.

The Weekly Dose of Braille is created by our Braille Transcriber, Denise Bean, with the help of our Instructional Materials team. It gives you a taste of braille examples that may be used in worksheets or textbook formatting. This insightful Weekly Dose of Braille brings your attention to the common use of Unified English Braille and how to implement these rules and formats used by braille transcribers and proofreaders. It is a miscellaneous mixture of tricky, sometimes challenging circumstances, that a braille transcriber may come across or question, but are neatly put into a Weekly Dose of Braille for your easy access. Provided each week is a downloadable PDF file on each topic, a brf file can also be made available for your convenience.

Weekly Dose of Braille

Typeforms are mentioned again for a week of Dose, only because when using a typeform indicator next to a punctuation we tend to question what to do next. This week’s dose covers just a glimpse of the rules to follow when using emphasis, or not using emphasis, and punctuation. –Denise Bean

For more information and to see past Weekly Dose of Braille topics check out our Weekly Dose of Braille Page.

The Weekly Dose of Braille is created by our Braille Transcriber, Denise Bean, with the help of our Instructional Materials team. It gives you a taste of braille examples that may be used in worksheets or textbook formatting. This insightful Weekly Dose of Braille brings your attention to the common use of Unified English Braille and how to implement these rules and formats used by braille transcribers and proofreaders. It is a miscellaneous mixture of tricky, sometimes challenging circumstances, that a braille transcriber may come across or question, but are neatly put into a Weekly Dose of Braille for your easy access. Provided each week is a downloadable PDF file on each topic, a brf file can also be made available for your convenience.

Weekly Dose of Braille

This Dose is touching on the Margin-Numbered Paragraph and how to handle them in a way that is simple and easy to follow for the reader. –Denise Bean

For more information and to see past Weekly Dose of Braille topics check out our Weekly Dose of Braille Page.

The Weekly Dose of Braille is created by our Braille Transcriber, Denise Bean, with the help of our Instructional Materials team. It gives you a taste of braille examples that may be used in worksheets or textbook formatting. This insightful Weekly Dose of Braille brings your attention to the common use of Unified English Braille and how to implement these rules and formats used by braille transcribers and proofreaders. It is a miscellaneous mixture of tricky, sometimes challenging circumstances, that a braille transcriber may come across or question, but are neatly put into a Weekly Dose of Braille for your easy access. Provided each week is a downloadable PDF file on each topic, a brf file can also be made available for your convenience.

What’s in a Name?

This quick overview will create a better understanding of the different titles that a student might recieve from the Instructional Materials Center.

  • Library Collection Materials showing a BRN# (Title ID#) on the Spine/Cover (Bound in a TAN Cover), should never be written in or taken apart. Please return these materials as soon as possible, as they are needed by other students. It’s important they too get the same opportunities.
  • IMC Large Print Materials showing a LT# (Title ID#) on the hard copy print book, should never be written in or taken apart. Please return these materials as soon as possible, as they are needed by other students. It’s important they too get the same opportunities.
  • IMC Student Materials showing a PTB# (Title ID#), worksheets (braille on-demand, quick turnaround, etc.), should not be returned to the Library as they are the student’s personal copies.
  • The BRN, PTB and LT numbers can be located on the shipping package/box the materials were mailed in. If there is any doubt, please feel free to contact the IMC staff about returning those particular materials.
  • ISASP Practice Materials are bound in a BLACK cover and must be returned to the IMC. Please do not write in these materials or, take them apart (damage), as they are used by other students, TVI’s and Para Educators and, are the property of the Library. If the TVI or the Para Educator desires a separated print copy please contact the IMC and they will provide it in an electronic form.