Braille Transcription Tools

This page offers tools and information for braille transcribers and for those interested in braille transcription. Tools include checklists for braille transcription processes and a collection of transcriber’s notes. Other information includes answers to frequently asked questions about transcribing braille electronically, and a list of available resources.


These checklists offer a link to download the documents in various formats:


According to Braille Formats 2016, Volume 1 has special content requirements. The following document contains a categorized list of material that belongs in volume 1.