[Blindmath] Looking for a Braille Calculus Book

I. C. Bray i.c.bray at win.net
Fri Dec 6 16:17:50 UTC 2013


Agreed!  Some of we adults continuing in our education woul like answers to 
the calculus text question too!

Ian



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: If anyone finds an answer to this it would be helpful because I am having 
a similar problem. Maybe rather than look for the braille book itself, you 
could look for the files that other people have compiled already and use 
goes to load into the embossing program. You could use the XML file from 
book share, but even that isn't fully accessible.
:
: > On Dec 4, 2013, at 1:03 PM, "Pielaet, Jon" <JPielaet at clark.edu> wrote:
: >
: > Hello everyone,
: >
: > We've got a student who has registered for a calculus class this coming 
winter quarter. We are having the main text transcribed and embossed at our 
local NLS facility but other students in the class also have another book 
they are using as a general reference.
: >
: > I found several possible candidates for a reference text in the A P H 
catalog, but we can't get them in time for the student's course.
: >
: > Since we don't have our own embossing or transcription resources and 
time is short, I am trying to locate a Braille textbook the student could 
use for a general reference for introductory calculus.
: >
: > Is there a good resource for calculus books and tactile graphics that 
already has them on hand?
: >
: > Does anyone have a book available that they would loan or sell to us?
: >
: >
: > Thank you and Happy Holidays,
: >
: >
: > Jon Pielaet
: >
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