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Documenting Terms, Once and For All

August 14, 2012

Technical communication requires translators to find the right words for standardized terms and names of respective fields. If you’ve done the work once, do you really want to do it all over again?

Join presenter Barbara Inge Karsch in breaking down the technicalities and examining the best ways to document terms and names so that you can retrieve the information for your next job, no matter what terminology tool you use.

Attendees Will Learn

  • Basic aspects of terminology management
  • The most important information to document
  • The best way to document any part of speech
  • One way to document terminological data outside of a specific tool

This is a webinar on basic aspects of terminology management. No prior knowledge required.

About the Presenter

Barbara Inge Karsch holds a BA and an MA in Translation and Interpretation. She worked as terminologist for English and German at J.D. Edwards and Microsoft for 14 years. During that time she designed and implemented two large-scale terminology management systems and trained or mentored hundreds of translators, international project managers, content publishers, and terminologists.

In 2010, Barbara started BIK Terminology, a terminology consulting and training business. She teaches at New York University and the Lessius University College and is a US delegate to ISO TC 37.

You can find Barbara’s blog on terminology issues at www.bikterminology.com.

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August 14, 2012
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Presenter(s): Barbara Inge Karsch
Duration: 60 minutes

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