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Duxbury/NimPro: Textbook Transcription from Start to Finish
Date: June 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23
Amount of Time: 90 minutes
Producing high-quality digital and embossed braille using Duxbury, NimPro and NIMAS files has never been easier! Register for this series of 6 webinars and learn how to acquire NIMAS files, then format content using Duxbury tools. Some knowledge of BANA’s Braille Formats 2016 is recommended; it is not required to be an Accessible Media Producer with NIMAC in order to participate.
Instructor: Deborah Krise
Instructor’s Title: Prison Braille instructor
Instructor’s Affiliation: TRICOR Tennessee Rehabilitative Initiative in Corrections
Target Audience: Braille transcribers
Pre-requisite knowledge: knowledge of BANA’s Braille Formats 2016 is recommended
Session 1 (June 7th):
Describe how to access a file from NIMAC site as Accessible Media Producer (AMP); Download, Save, & Convert NIMAS file to braille file using NimPro/Duxbury; Explore NimPro features that help with initial formatting of the downloaded file--e.g., typeforms; Identify types of NIMAS files to download and how they can be used for transcription, esp. PDF, xml, and images
Session 2 (June 9th):
Identify NIMAS and Duxbury tools for setting up initial formatting of a text, including transcriber-generated pages. Identify common issues when working with Duxbury conversions. Saving multiple files/ transcriptions).
Session 3 (June 14th):
Identify 3 Duxbury editing and formatting features (Pagination, Table of Contents, Typeforms). Set and edit print page numbers in a text generated from a NIMAS file using Duxbury. Set up and edit Table of Contents from a NIMAS file using Duxbury.
Session 4 (June 16th):
Identify 3 Duxbury editing and formatting features (Headings, List and Tables, Alphabetic References).
Session 5 (June 21st):
Describe editing features for Nested Lists, including alphabetic references (e.g. glossary, index).
Session 6 (June 23rd):
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