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Digitizing Braille Music: A Case Study
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2018.1.0.5  Published OnlineApril 2018
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The Music Section at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at the Library of Congress has been digitizing its tactile braille music collection in order to preserve it, make it electronically available, and to reduce physical space needed for storage. Poor scanning and editing can result in scores that are confusing or even unusable, especially for the blind musicians who rely on our materials. Over the past few years, we have used different scanners and software with varying degrees of accuracy and speed. In this paper, we will explain our digitization process, the types of software and techniques we use, and discuss the challenges we face in capturing and proofreading archival quality e-braille files.

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Donna Koh, Katherine Rodda, "Digitizing Braille Music: A Case Studyin Proc. IS&T Archiving 2018,  2018,  pp 21 - 25,  https://doi.org/10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2018.1.0.5

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