Posts by Chris Clemens

Conference Registration Deadline

We are now just a few weeks from the start of our annual Professional Development Conference! We’ve been busy prepping to greet those of you who are joining us in Phoenix this year, and wanted to provide a few updates. No Onsite Registration During previous conferences, we’ve allowed attendees to show up at the conference…

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October 2019 Webinars

We’re hoping that you’re among those who will be joining us for our 2019 Professional Development Conference in Phoenix this month. If you’re not able to be with us but still want to learn a few new transcription tricks, the October webinar lineup is now officially announced! We did shift a few dates for the…

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September 2019 Webinars

Join us in September for two free webinars! We’ll be hosting our monthly Formats Friday webinar on September 6, and our monthly Music Mondays webinar on September 16. These short free webinars are free to both NBA members and the public. They’re intended to be a brief look into a specific area of transcription and…

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Our Website Refresh

If you’ve visited our website recently, you may have noticed some changes. We’ve been working behind the scenes for much of this year to implement some new functions to our website. We’ve been really excited to unveil them, but have been waiting for the right moment. On August 12th, we officially launched those updates to…

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Free Webinar: BrailleBlaster In-Depth

One of the newest braille translation software programs to hit computers is a free program called BrailleBlaster, developed by American Printing House for the Blind (APH). BrailleBlaster was designed to assist transcribers working primarily on textbooks, and provides a platform for automating many basic transcription functions, but provides advanced tools as well. On Tuesday, August…

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August 2019 Webinars

Formats Friday: Wide TablesPresenter: Cindi LaurentFriday, August 2, 2019 at 1:00p EST Description: Wide table formats will be discussed using several examples of different types of tables. We will discuss which method of transcription works best for which type of table and how that decision is made. TO JOIN Please join from your computer, tablet…

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BULLETIN: Vol. 55, No. 2 – Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 BULLETIN: Vol. 55, No. 2 is now available for current NBA Members to download right from our website! Once you’re logged in, navigate to the “My Account” using the link at the very top of your screen. Then you’ll find a link to go to view the Bulletin. Both PDF and BRF…

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How To Braille A QR Code

For over a decade, we’ve answered a ton of inquiries from NBA members about how to properly braille things when the code just doesn’t address it. With the advent of technology, many of those questions in recent years have referenced common internet functions. One of the questions popping up recently has been regarding QR codes.…

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2020 Board of Directors Nominations

The NBA Nominating Committee will be preparing a slate of officers and directors to stand for election at the Fall 2020 NBA Professional Development Conference. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in the opportunity to serve NBA, please complete the form below. You may submit nominations in the form of a letter…

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Learn More About Nemeth And UEB With This New Training Video

One of our most popular conference workshops is now available as a video! This past spring, Kyle DeJute, Chair of our Nemeth Code for Math and Science Committee, presented the Nemeth In UEB Contexts training during a live webinar. We’re making a recording of that live 90-minute training available as a video. The Nemeth Within…

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