[bookshare-discuss] Re: sd cards

is my labor of love, smile.  Plus my scanning helps my students too, smile.


Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
and Judson, guiding golden
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Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
Graduate Alumni Association Board
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Dog ownership is like a rainbow.
 Puppies are the joy at one end.
 Old dogs are the treasure at the other.
Carolyn Alexander

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "DIANNE B. PHELPS AND PRIMROSE" <d.bphelps@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 5:40 PM
Subject: [bookshare-discuss] Re: sd cards


Thank you, Shelley, I will look into that. Hope you are doing well, and
thank you for all you do for the Bookshare Library. I see your name often as
having scanned and am quite aware of how much you do.

Thanks again for the info.

Dianne and Primrose
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 2:32 PM
Subject: [bookshare-discuss] Re: sd cards


> Hadley School for the Blind offers a Grade III course,
>
> www.hadley.edu
>
> Shelley L. Rhodes B.S. Ed, CTVI
> and Judson, guiding golden
> juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
> Graduate Alumni Association Board
> www.guidedogs.com
>
> Dog ownership is like a rainbow.
> Puppies are the joy at one end.
> Old dogs are the treasure at the other.
> Carolyn Alexander
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "DIANNE B. PHELPS AND PRIMROSE" <d.bphelps@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 5:14 PM
> Subject: [bookshare-discuss] Re: sd cards
>
>
> Rick,
>
> It seems to me that I was briefly exposed to a "Grade III" version  of
> Braille as a youngster (also when I was partialy sighted and not very
> serious about learning Braille which was really stupid). Do you happen to
> know where one might find out more about that type of Braille. As I
> recall,
> it even had a symbol for "Ph", though I couldn't tell you what it was. If
> you happen to know where I might find out about this, I might be really
> interested in learning it. I rather enjoy learning things like that and
> love
> to sit with the books and teach myself.
>
> Dianne and Primrose
>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>  From: Rick Roderick
>  To: bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 8:40 AM
>  Subject: [bookshare-discuss] Re: sd cards
>
>
>  I have a card reader on my computer.  I download books and newpapers on
> the hard disk.  I usually change the names to something shorter.  The
> Braille Lite has trouble with long names.  I then use the Command Prompt
> to
> copy from the hard drive to the CF card.
>
>  One difference between the BLT and BN is that on the BLT, I have to
> change
> the linefeeds that are in the books to carriage return/linefeed pairs, or
> I
> get spaces instead of carriage returns.  This is not necessary on the BN.
> I
> do this by putting the books in a text editor and making a small change
> and
> resaving them.  This might be replacing two hyphens with spaces around
> them
> with two hyphens with them, the way a braille dash should appear.  It
> might
> be taking everything out before Begin Centent.  I like to delete as I go
> along.  It might be doing some search and replace with abbreviations.
>
>  When I was younger, I learned Grade III Braille.  This is not an official
> code but a system developed for notetaking. I don't remember all of it,
> but
> I remember quite a few short-form words and other contractions in it.
>
>
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