BANA Publications Announcements!

August 2018
For Immediate Release

2018 Revision of Guidance for Transcription Using the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts:

BANA recently approved a revision of Guidance for Transcription Using the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts. This document is accompanied by a change log that lists updates to the original Guidance for Transcription Using the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts that was posted in June 2016. Individuals who downloaded the file prior to this April 2018 version should note the indicated changes.

Both the guidelines document and the change log are available in BRF and PDF versions on the Nemeth Code page of the BANA website. A direct link to that page is http://www.brailleauthority.org/nemeth-code.

Provisional Guidance for Chemistry Notation Using Nemeth in UEB Contexts:

BANA's Chemistry Committee developed this provisional guidance for transcribing chemistry using Nemeth in UEB contexts. BANA welcomes feedback from users of this publication. Just click on the "Send a message to the Chemistry Committee" link and enter your comment or question.

Provisional Guidance for Chemistry Notation Using Nemeth in UEB Contexts is available in both BRF and enhanced PDF. A direct link to that page is http://www.brailleauthority.org/nemeth-code.

Hard Copy Versions of Braille Formats: Principles of Print-to-Braille Transcription:

Hard copy print and braille versions of Braille Formats: Principles of Print-to-Braille Transcription, 2016 are available for purchase from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). Ordering information is provided below.

American Printing House for the Blind: www.aph.org; 1-800-223-1839
Print: Catalog number 7-09653-00
Braille: Catalog number: 5-09653-00

Hard Copy Versions of Music Braille Code, 2015:

Hard copy print and braille versions of Music Braille Code, 2015 are available for purchase from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). Ordering information is provided below.

American Printing House for the Blind: www.aph.org; 1-800-223-1839
Print: Catalog number 7-09651-01
Braille: Catalog number 5-09651-01


The Board of BANA consists of appointed representatives from eighteen member organizations of braille producers, transcribers, teachers, and consumers. For more information, visit www.brailleauthority.org

Contact: Jennifer Dunnam, Chair
Braille Authority of North America
612-767-5658
chair@brailleauthority.org