Appendix B
  Agency Decisions

Some formats are agency decisions. The agency is responsible for distributing its decisions to transcribers who work for it. See the following sections for more specific details.

Section 1:    Basic Principles and General Formats

Volume size
Designation of volume number for preliminary volume
Page size, line length, and spacing
Running head
Volume labels

Section 2:    Transcriber Pages and Front Matter

Title page requirements
Placement of reproduction notice
Format of printing history
Placement of transcriber/transcription segment
Volume identification
The inclusion of lists of consultants

Section 6:    Illustrative Materials

Decision to omit illustrations
Guidelines when a tactile graphic is not produced

Section 8:    Lists

Inclusion of outline division guide on odd pages only

Section 10:  Exercise Material

Inclusion of repetitive material in exercises
Requesting accommodations for expendable material
Notification of material unsuitable for braille
Whether question and answer choices should be shown on facing pages

Section 11:  Tables and Related Columns

Decision to change graphs to charts or tables

Section 16:  Notes

Providing notes in a separate volume when the notes and text are on facing pages
Create an endnote section at the end of a volume
Move notes to a separate volume

Section 19:  Codes and Puzzles

Binding two-page puzzles to facing pages

Section 21:  Alphabetic References

Omission of guide words in alphabetical references

Interpoint Guidelines

Request materials in interpoint
Volume size
Suppression of even page numbers
Use of guide text on odd pages only
Whether questions and answer choices must be on facing pages