BRL: Braille through Remote Learning
Introduction to Braille
Special Codes Course
BRL Reference Desk
Summary of Rules
Braille only contractions
Braille Formats (BANA rules for transcribing textbooks)
Flashcard program (Java)
American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
Braille Authority of North America (BANA)
National Braille Association (NBA)
National Library Service (NLS, Library of Congress)
8. Rules for use of lower sign contractions
- Any number of lower-sign contractions and punctuation signs may follow one another without a space provided that one of them is in contact with a character containing dot 1 or dot 4.
- When two or more unspaced lower-sign contractions would follow one another and not be in contact with an upper sign, the last lower-sign contraction must not be used. the italic sign is not considered an upper sign.