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Advice for New Translators
International Organizations
National Organizations
ATA Chapters and Groups
Translator Training
Glossaries & Dictionaries
Support for Translators
Translation Publications
Advice for New Translators (Top)
Advice for Prospective Translators
Tips for Translators
Getting Started as a Freelance Translator by Corinne McKay
International Organizations (Top)
FIT - Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs/International Federation of Translators
FITA - Federation of International Trade Associations
BDÜ - Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer eV.
DTT - Deutscher Terminologie-Tag eV
National Organizations (Top)
ATA - American Translators Association
Searchable online translator database, ATA publications, events and links to other chapters, divisions and groups.
ALTA - American Literary Translators Association
NAJIT - National Association of Judicial Interpreters and Translators
NAJIT represents court interpreters throughout the U.S. who work in federal and state court system in both foreign and sign language. It helped design the federal certification exam.
ATA Chapters and Groups (Top)
AAIT - Atlanta Association of Interpreters and Translators
Contact with professional translators and interpreters in a number of language combinations, providing translation and interpretation services in many major languages and fields - from aeronautics to zoology.
AATIA - Austin Area Translators and Interpreters Association
Representing translators and interpreters who live and work in Central Texas and surrounding area.
CATI - Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters
Serving Translators in North and South Carolina.
CTA - Colorado Translators Association
A cooperating regional group with members in over 25 different languages, in specialty areas like computers, telecommunications, law, medicine, finance, automotive, mining and more.
FLATA - Florida Chapter of ATA
Serves the translation and interpretation professions throughout Florida.
HITA - Houston Interpreters and Translators
For individuals, businesses and institutions sharing experiences, promoting interest of translators and interpreters in the Houston area.
MATI- Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters
Serves translators and interpreters in the states of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
MICATA - Mid-America Chapter of ATA
Group of professional translators and interpreters serving Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.
MiTiN - Michigan Translators and Interpreters Network
Located in Detroit, center of the automotive industry and Midwest manufacturing belt.
NMTIA - New Mexico Translators and Interpreters Association
Professional organization for translators and interpreters, featuring membership directories to locate language professionals for your needs.
NYCT - New York Circle of Translators
More than 400 members who are translators and interpreters as well as companies and organizational members.
NCATA - National Capital Area Chapter of ATA
Featuring a searchable directory of translation, interpretation, and other language services offered by our members.
NCTA - Northern California Translators Association
Professional association of translators and interpreters.
NOTIS - Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society
Promoting exchange of ideas and information for the translation and interpretation community and users of translations and interpretation services.
UMTIA - Upper Midwest Translators and Interpreters Association
Translator Training (Top)
Courses in Translation and Interpretation
Lexicool.Com has an excellent overview of Courses in the US.
Kent State University Institute for Applied Linguistics
Offers Master of Arts specializing in translation. Some NOTA members also belong to the KSU staff.
Monterey Institute of International Studies
Offers an MA in conference interpretation, translation, and translation and interpretation.
Translation Language Interpretation Graduate Schools in the United States
Ecole Superieure D'interpretes et de Traducteurs Universite de la Sorbonne
Institut für Übersetzung und Dolmetscherausbildung, Innsbruck
Glossaries & Dictionaries (Top)
Webster Dictionary
Microsoft's Multilingual Glossaries
Swiss Federal Chancellery Dictionaries
Institut für Übersetzung und Dolmetscherausbildung, Innsbruck
English, French, German.
On-line Foreign Language Dictionaries
Online foreign language dictionaries and newspapers, provided by The Translator Registry.
Dictionary Resources
Provided by Your
Monolingual/Bilingual Dictionaries
Resource for professional translators, interpreters and proofreaders and links to online dictionaries, glossaries, search engines, books, CD's, etc.
Support for Translators (Top)
Translators Home Companion
Offers many links to jobs, translation companies and services, glossaries, products, and online newsletters.
Déjà Vu (
Is a powerful and customizable CAT system. It is not just a TM tool. It is a full-featured, integrated translation environment with many additional translation and project management features that radically increase productivity and consistency.
Delivers scalable workflow solution, terminology and TM solutions for language service professionals, freelance translators, and agencies.
Is the web's leading center for terminology help, translation agencies, freelance translators, translation jobs and translation oriented forums.
Acronym Finder
ISO Language Codes
The New Glenn's Guide
Offers a searchable database for agencies and reference materials.
Contains scads of information on the translation industry.
Jost Zetzsche's Translator's Tool Box for the 21st Century
Is a popular session at the ATA conferences. Learn how to use the software tools you'll need to save time and make money.
Classic 164 Currency Converter
Foreign Language Newspapers provided by MIT
Links to publications in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
Dieter Wiggert's List of Links
Dieter, a lecturer at the University of Salamanca, Spain, offers many links to translation companies, chapters and training as well as dictionaries, glossaries, databases, magazines and much more.
A handy, efficient tool to help freelance translators, project managers, authors and other professionals to budget/invoice Web projects.
Translation Publications (Top)
Translation Journal from AccuRapid
Publication for Translators by Translators about Translators and Translation.
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