Six ways to create personal glossaries

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Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Overview of translation tools
Terminology management
Translation project skills
Productivity tools
Software, tools & computing

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Start time:Feb 15, 2017 09:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 120 minutes.

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Upcoming sessions to be conducted by this trainer:

January 31 Preparing documents for translation — simple rules for beginners

February 15 Six ways to create personal glossaries

March 10 Choosing a CAT tool that best fits your field of specialization

March 23 Step-by-step workshop on the most popular CAT tools

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Summary:Join us and learn or practise 6 methods to create personal glossaries in 1 hour.
Six methods to create personal glossaries will be discussed in a little more than one hour. Join us to recognize approaches to glossaries which you did not know before or found too irritating to try. No matter if you use CAT tools or not and regardless of your area of expertise I will do my best to offer solutions suitable in your case.

You will learn how to create glossaries, types of glossaries that are most useful with most recent software and make traditional paper resources more efficient.
Target audience
Freelancers starting in the industry.
Experienced translators who would like to give a try to new methods of handling resources.
Learning objectives
During this course you will learn:

★ How to create and maintain glossaries using rarely used functions of popular software (e.g. MS Word)
★ How to create glossaries using tools which are not intended for this purpose (OCR)
★ How to prepare "non-terminological" glossaries and why?
★ How to create glossaries using batch tools intended exactly for this purpose (online ones or those incorporated in CAT tools)
★ How to be more efficient at using regular, oldschool terminology resources
There are no special prerequisites.
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★ Creating glossaries in OCR tool (here Abby FineReader)
★ Creating glossaries in Microsoft Word using indexing (checking consistency in non-CAT projects)
★ Creating glossaries in Microsoft Word with macros
★ Creating glossaries with online tools (here TEXT™)
★ Creating glossaries with functions integrated in CAT tools (here example of MemoQ)
★ Preparing glossaries which do not contain any specialist terminology – how and why?
★ Tips concerning traditional means of using terminology resources
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For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Safari 6, Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

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• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.


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Anna Fitak    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Anna Fitak is a freelance technical and software translator and outsourcer. A PhD in social sciences , doctoral student of linguistics and computer engineering. For 5 years she has been giving lectures to MTA students and attendees of numerous translation-related conferences. With over 8-year experience in translation she belongs to teams that provide translation for leading software, electronics and industrial equipment manufacturers. With basically no philological background she successfully established her business on her own. Keen CAT user and computer lover. Enjoys constructing useless electrical devices and learning programming languages.
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