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Modern Languages and Cultural Studies (MLCS)

About the Translation Studies Guide

The Translation Studies guide offers information sources on understanding the art and science of translation. Please refer to the various language guides for language-specific unilingual and multilingual terminological resources.

Handbooks, Dictionaries, and Encyclopedias

Bibliographies and Indices

Translation Standards

The Library is able to provide access to several standards relevant to translation:

ASTM and ISO standards are available online IHS Standards Expert.Click the IHS Standards Expert link, then type the ASTM or ISO numbers (e.g. ASTM F2575) into the search box to access full text. IHS registration is required for full-text access.  For assistance please contact the Cameron Service Desk.

  • ASTM F2575 Standard Guide for Quality Assurance in Translation
  • ASTM F2089 Standard Guide for Language Interpretation Services
  • ASTM F2889 Standard Practice for assessing language proficiency
  • ISO 704 (3rd edition, 2009): Terminology work -- Principles and methods
  • ISO DIS 1087 (2011 draft): Terminology
  • ISO 3166-1 Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions
  • ISO 12616 (1st edition, 2002): Translation-oriented terminology
  • ISO 12620 (2nd edition, 2009): Terminology and other language and content resources

Article and Book Databases

Terminological Banks

Ressources bilingues et françaises