LINGUIST List 9.971

Mon Jun 29 1998

Books: Terminology

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  1. Bernadette Martinez-Keck, Books on Terminology

Message 1: Books on Terminology

Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 14:56:56 -0400
From: Bernadette Martinez-Keck <>
Subject: Books on Terminology

John Benjamins Publishing would like to call your attention to the
following new titles in the field of Terminology:



Sue Ellen Wright & Gerhard Budin (comps.)

1997 xiv, 370 pp.

US/Canada: Cloth: 1 55619 508 7 Price: US$94.00

Rest of the world: Cloth: 90 272 2154 5 Price: Hfl. 188,--

John Benjamins Publishing web site:

For further information via e-mail:

This unique work is designed to meet the practical needs of
terminologists, translators, lexicographers, subject specialists (e.g.,
engineers, medical professionals, etc.), standardizers and others who
have to solve terminological problems in their daily work.

In more than 700 pages, the Handbook brings together contributions from
approximately 50 expert authorities in the field. The Handbook covers a
broad range of topics integrated from an international perspective and
treats such fundamental issues as: - practical methods of terminology
management - types and applications of terminology management creation
and use of terminological tools (terminology databases, on-line
dictionaries, etc.) - terminological applications in: - technical
writing, translation and information management - natural language
processing - language planning and legal, ethical concerns - terminology

The high level of expertise provided by the contributors, combined with
the wide range of perspectives they represent, results in a thorough
coverage of all facets of a burgeoning field. The lay-out of the Handbook
is specially designed for quick and for cross reference, with hypertext
and an extensive index.

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Bernadette Martinez-Keck Tel: (215) 836-1200

Publicity/Marketing Fax: (215) 836-1204

John Benjamins North America

PO Box 27519 

Philadelphia PA 19118-0519 

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