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Blabbing Translators
blabbingtranslators.com

Live talk show about translation and translators. #BlabbingTranslators is the first live talk show about the translation profession and translators. Why do this? Well, we feel like this is a perfect opportunity to meet amazing people and learn something new.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The First […]

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Readings, tools, and useful links for corpus analysis
inmyownterms.com

The following list is a result of collaboration by participants of Lancaster’s recent MOOC on Corpus Linguistics. This is a selection of the links that I considered more relevant for those who might want to start exploring this field. If you want to share other links, feel free to add a comment or send me […]

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Facebook Groups for Translators, Interpreters & Language Lovers
linguagreca.com

Version 13.0 (23 February 2016) | © Erik Hansson. List of Facebook groups and pages for translators, interpreters and other language lovers, including the link to the full PDF list (where you can find many more groups in a multitude of languages).   The full list includes many non-English Facebook groups as well, categorized per […]

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3000+ Translation Glossaries
inboxtranslation.com

3000+ translation glossaries, 120 categories, handy descriptions – all in one place. Check out this comprehensive resource for linguists and not only. Why this resource?3000+ translation glossaries If you are reading this, chances are you know what an invaluable resource glossaries are. And you also know how difficult it can sometimes be to find good, […]

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Resources
atasavvynewcomer.org

We have compiled a list of helpful resources for new and seasoned professionals alike. Please keep in mind this list does not follow any particular order of precedence. We are always open to new ideas.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     […]

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Financial Glossaries and Resources – Part II
www.francescaairaghi.it

In the first post of the series Financial Glossaries and Resources, I collected glossaries and resources in English. In this second post, I would like to share resources in other languages (Italian, German, French, Spanish), as well as multilingual glossaries and advanced search tips.   Make sure to check all PARTS…     http://www.francescaairaghi.it  

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Translator’s Guide to Blogging
www.affinitytranslation.com

Free guide to help professional translators begin and maintain a blog.   There are many good reasons for professional translators to begin and maintain a blog. The reasons for translators to blog can be tactical, strategic, or promotional, among numerous other things.

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14 must use tools for translators
isotranslations.com

Translators have become faster due to technology. Still, productivity can be further increased if the following tips and tools for translators are used.   Useful tools for translators Once upon a time translators had to use pen, paper and hard copy dictionaries in order to do their tasks thus a short translation was taking quite […]

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Translation Blogs
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Blogs worth reading in the language industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                https://www.pinterest.com/claragiampi

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Terminology Search in EMA (European Medicines Agency) for Translators
blog.peempip.gr

Basic terminology search in Bilingual documents, in EMA (European Medicines Agency -http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/) The EMA website is one of the most helpful websites for the Medical translator. Within its pages we can locate terminology that helps us produce professional and accurate medical translations.     http://blog.peempip.gr

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The 10 best Timesaving Tools for Translators
translatorthoughts.com

The 10 Timesaving Tools Every Translator Should Know About   In the life of a busy translator, time is more valuable than money. Every task that requires 2 hours of our time for example, is taking away 2 hours of work that cannot be done. That’s why today I’m presenting you with the 10 best […]

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Exploring Translation Studies Online: Where to start?
jaltranslation.com

With the debate raging on as to whether or not an academic background is a necessity for today’s translator (you can read my take on the subject here), an increasing number of translators are taking the plunge and working towards those translation-specific qualifications or at least considering getting a grip on the academic side of […]

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Visual Localization tools for newbies
translation-worlds.blogspot.be

List of common localization tools                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   http://translation-worlds.blogspot.be

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Resources – Marketing tips for translators
marketingtipsfortranslators.com

Here is a resource page that you can come to for tips on books, hosting, tools etc. to enhance your freelance translation business and enhance your marketing. Some are links to previous podcasts or posts, others links to products I use myself and can recommend. I hope you will find it helpful!     http://marketingtipsfortranslators.com

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Translator organizations | ProZ.com
www.proz.com

A listing of organizations serving the translation industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.proz.com

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Online Tool to Easily Create a Translator CV
linguagreca.com

When you’re working with translation agencies, your CV is the first point of contact and having a well-structured, concise and well written CV can often mean the difference between getting the work and being rejected.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           http://linguagreca.com

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Books | ProZ.com
www.proz.com

Various categories of books linked to the translation market: Translation; Getting started; Freelancing; Management; Marketing; Interpreting; etc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     http://www.proz.com

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Resources: Learn About Localization
www.transifex.com

Learn about localization through our collection of free reports, ebooks, and white papers. Localization doesn’t have to be hard!     https://www.transifex.com

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List of Journals Publishing Translation Studies Research
www.academia.edu

A working list of journals whose focus is on translation studies, together with links to their respective websites, and information on their scopes and aims. A working list of journals publishing translations has also been added.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             https://www.academia.edu/11919672/List_of_Journals_Publishing_Translation_Studies_Research

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Why join a professional association for translators and interpreters?
foxdocs.biz

If you’re a professional translator or interpreter and keen on developing your career, it makes sense to join a professional association. You might even consider joining more than one. Here’s why I joined four (!) professional associations for translators, and some pointers to help decide which ones might be right for you.       […]

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I’m interested in becoming	a professional translator/interpreter. What do I do now?
www.precisolanguage.com

UT Arlington – 2nd Annual MODL Lectures: How to Become a Professional Translator & Interpreter Presented by Martina Heine-Kilic & Holly Behl                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         http://www.precisolanguage.com

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Free Resources to improve your business!
wantwords.co.uk

Free ebook on CVs in the translation industry In the professional environment where we rely more increasingly on websites, brochures or social media, you still need a CV that works. You certainly send it out more often than any other marketing material, so you better get it right. We usually have this weird feeling … […]

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Translator’s Guide to Contacting Translation Agencies by Email
www.affinitytranslation.com

Download this free guide — to help translators use email more effectively in the course of contacting translation agencies by email to seek project work.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.affinitytranslation.com

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Thinking About Taking a State Court Interpreter Exam? Here are my Top Recommendations
www.paperlessinterpreter.com

Last week I had a wonderful lunch with a talented young woman who is interested in becoming a court interpreter. I learned about her background, motivations, and fears, and I believe she came away with a clearer idea of what lays ahead if she chooses to move forward.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.paperlessinterpreter.com Information courtesy of Preciso […]

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Resources on Rare Diseases for Translators – Mastermind Translations
www.mastermindtranslations.co.uk

To celebrate Rare Disease Day, in this post I briefly discuss rare diseases and list resources on rare diseases and orphan drugs for medical translators.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       http://www.mastermindtranslations.co.uk

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Translator Resources (English)
www.sprachrausch.com

An extensive list of translator resources for those who enjoy acquiring new skills. Webinars, MOOCS, websites, blogs, books and more. Mainly English.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Image source: Stock.xchng, Ivan Prole http://www.sprachrausch.com

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