Poll: Do you offer terminology services (i.e. compiling glossaries, terminology databases, etc.)?
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No Jul 3, 2009

But I would only when pay is reasonable and project interesting.

However, I've never come across such opportunity.


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xxxAWa
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Another No here Jul 3, 2009

I keep glossaries and the like for each client, but they are just for me to guarantee consistency in the translations. Luckily so far clients have not asked whether I do or if I would share them.

Just like humbird wrote already:
If a client would ask me to create a glossary and deliver it with the translation we would ahve to agree on a price for the extra time I spend on creating the files and for the expertise they contain.

[Edited at 2009-07-03 17:18 GMT]


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Oleksandr Kupriyanchuk  Identity Verified
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It simply happens as part of large projects... Jul 3, 2009

...Often on clients' initiative.


[Edited at 2009-07-03 18:42 GMT]


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David Russi  Identity Verified
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Yes and no Jul 3, 2009

I do offer it, and I have on many occasions been paid to compile, translate and sometimes "clean" glossaries, do terminology research and the like, it is a service I charge for, just like any other.

I always keep project glossaries and update them as I continue to work on assignments, but I do not give them to the client unless they agree to pay for them.


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Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
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I do compile them but I offer them as an additional service Jul 3, 2009

David Russi wrote:

I do offer it, and I have on many occasions been paid to compile, translate and sometimes "clean" glossaries, do terminology research and the like, it is a service I charge for, just like any other.

I always keep project glossaries and update them as I continue to work on assignments, but I do not give them to the client unless they agree to pay for them.


With some exceptions, I always compile a glossary for every project/client, but like David I do not give them away for free because it is an additional service. Besides, the glossaries that I deliver are not the same as the glossaries I use for the project.


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Qutubuddin Khan  Identity Verified
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I have done once Jul 4, 2009

I have done once upon request from the client.



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Balasubramaniam L.  Identity Verified
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I do Jul 4, 2009

I have done several projects like that - compiling terminologies and glossaries.

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