LINGUIST List 9.1160

Tue Aug 18 1998

Books: Translation

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  1. Bernadette Martinez-Keck, Translation

Message 1: Translation

Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 13:38:54 -0400
From: Bernadette Martinez-Keck <>
Subject: Translation

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

A Practical Guide to Software Localization
Bert Esselink
1998. 280 pp. Languages in World Directories, 3
US/ Canada: Pb: 1 55619 743 8 Price: USD 24.95
Cloth: 1 55619 742 X Price: USD 63.00
Rest of the World: Pb: 90 272 1954 0 NLG 50.00
Cloth: 90 272 1953 2 NLG 126.00

With chapters on translating software, translating on-line help and
documentation translation memory tools, project management and
terminology management, A Practical Guide to Software Localization
covers many of the areas localizers must work in . Much attention is
paid to the daily tasks and responsibilities of project managers,
localization engineers and most importantly- translators all facing
the localization. The examples in the reference a typical
localization project translating from English into French, Italian,
German and Spanish but the material is applicable to most language
instances. The platforms discussed are Microsoft Windows and Apples
MacOS. The book does not cover such topics as internationalization,
double-byte localization, multimedia localization and other operating
systems such OS/2 and UNIX. Still the book will fill a felt need for
many. Website support will provide regular updates.

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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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