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 Media Producers

​The GIMC produces materials in braille, large print, and digital formats through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Corrections. An accessible media producer list is maintained by the GIMC for additional resources during peak times. Accessible Materials Producers are required to submit a Transcriber Application and a Vendor Registration Form.

 Minimum Qualifications

All transcribers are required to have the following qualifications:
  • NLS certification in at least one of the following codes: Literary, Nemeth, Proofreading, or Music.
  • Letter of Proficiency or proof of UEB course completion.
  • At least three years' experience in textbook transcription.
  • Working knowledge of Current Braille Formats Principles of Print to Braille Transcription.
  • Special consideration will be given to those who have passed the NBA Formats Course.
It is recommended that all transcribers take the NBA Braille Formats Course. 

To register as a transcriber with the GIMC, please submit the following:

Transcriber application and cover letter detailing your transcription experience, including at least two references and their contact information.
  • A sample of your work (textbook material preferred) in either hard copy braille or electronic (*.brf file) format. (Approximately 20-30 pages.)
  • A sample of tactile graphics (if you make graphics).
  • A print copy to match the above samples.
  • A photocopy of your NLS certification(s) and UEB proficiency.