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Resources for Translation Studies: Professional Tools

Resources for the MATS and MAAT programs

Professional Associations

Follow the latest research and professional information in the translation and interpretation fields

ATN-APTS: Arab Translators Network-Arab Professional Translators Society

ATIDA: Arabic Translation and Intercultural Dialogue Association

ATA: American Translators Association

ATISA: American Translation and Interpreting Association

IATIS: International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies


Subject Portals


Explore subject portals, blogs and discussion groups and keep up to date with conference announcements, calls for papers and reviews.

Translations Studies Portal 
Provides a forum for translation scholars and students in the Arabic-speaking world, Iran and Turkey.

Translation Discussion List  
A postgraduate forum for debates on translation. Also features news and announcements of forthcoming events.

The official news site for professional interpreters and translators

Translation Journal
Provides a portal with useful tools, and links

Online Dictionaries

Web of On-line Dictionaries

Links to more than 1800 dictionaries in over 250 different languages.

Grand Dictionaire Terminologique
Official French Canadian dictionary. Useful for medical legal and business terminology.

Multilingual Glossary of Technical and Popular Medical Terms

A collection of online dictionaries for European Community languages

Language and subject dictionaries including the Al-Awwal English-Arabic Dictionary [قاموس الأول