Appendix E 
Interpoint Guidelines

E.1         General Information

E.1.1       These guidelines are recommendations only. Agencies may choose to use some or all of them. The recommendations are presented to foster a consistency of procedure.

E.2         Front Matter Pages

E.2.1       The title page begins on the right-hand side. Some agencies leave the back of the title page (braille page t2) blank.

E.2.2       Some agencies choose to have the table of contents begin on an a right-hand page.

E.2.3       All other preliminary pages may begin on a new right-hand or left-hand page.

E.3         Text Pages

E.3.1       The first page of text in a volume begins on a right-hand page.

E.3.2       Some agencies choose to have units and chapters begin on a right-hand page, which allows a volume to be unbound and individual sections handed out easily.

E.3.3       Include the print page number on all pages.

E.3.4       The braille page number usually is on all pages. An agency may choose to omit the braille page number for left-hand pages.

E.3.5       All braille pages must be accounted for, therefore blank pages have either an actual or implied braille page number.

E.3.6       When used, a running head appears on all pages that have text. The running head is not used on blank pages.

E.4         Graphics

E.4.1       Braille is not produced on the reverse of a graphics page.

E.4.2       See Guidelines and Standards for Tactile Graphics 2010 for information on tactile graphics.

E.5         Special Formats

E.5.1       Table of contents entries may be on line 25 of a left-hand page when even braille page numbers are suppressed.

E.5.2       Line-numbered prose and poetry may be on line 25 of a left-hand page when even braille page numbers are suppressed.

E.5.3       Guide words appear on both right-hand and left-hand pages. An agency may choose to limit the guide word text to right-hand pages.

E.5.4       Consumable braille is single-sided only.