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Electronic Resources for Translation Studies


Gateways and directories of Internet sources

BITRA (Bibliography of Interpreting and Translation)
Online database on translation and interpreting maintained by the University of Alicante. It includes over 23,000 entries for books, chapters, articles, journals and dissertations. 

Index Translationum: UNESCO Culture Sector
International bibliography of translations, containing cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of the UNESCO Member States since 1979 in all disciplines. - Translation dictionaries & glossaries
Extensive website linking to terminology resources, including translation glossaries, specialized dictionaries and user-contributed collections in specialized areas. Subject matter covered includes medical, legal, technical and more.

European Commission - Translation and drafting resources
Translation and drafting aids in the European Union languages. It includes links to databases, guides to style and clear writing and discussions of translation-related issues.


Research training and online tutorials

Citing References Tutorial (INSRV)

Internet Detective

Internet for Linguistics (Intute)

PORT (Postgraduate Online Research Training)


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Societies and organisations

Chartered Institute of Linguists

Institute of Translation and Interpreting

Modern Language Association

Society of Authors: Translators Association


Dictionaries and language materials
Free, very basic, bilingual online dictionary.

LEO Dictionaries
Online service with German to English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Russian dictionaries.
Also includes links to other language sites.

Oxford Reference Online - Bilingual Dictionaries
Our Subscription includes Dictionaries of French, German, Italian, Irish, Spanish and Welsh.

Translation Course
Provided by Logos, it provides a translation course manual in several languages as well as links to dictionaries, verb conjugators and other useful resources.

Online verb translator and conjugator. Languages included are Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish.

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