Advanced Internet Search Techniques for Medical Translators

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Topic: Medical translation

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Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 40 minutes.

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Language:English
Summary:This webinar will present advanced search techniques to enable medical translators to locate information on the Internet.
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This webinar will present advanced search techniques to enable medical translators to locate information on the Internet. Participants will learn how to streamline their searches to save time and optimize search results using Google Chrome. Examples will be presented using German, Russian and Arabic, but the strategies presented can be used with any language. The techniques to be presented include using images to find terminology, locating specific information within specific websites, locating pdf files containing specific information, and locating parallel texts. Metatags will be briefly discussed, because knowing their structure and function will help participants construct very effective searches using the information contained within those tags. Participants will receive a pdf version of the PowerPoint presentation along with the list of examples used during the presentation, as well as a handout with additional resources.


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 Carmen Cross    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Carmen Cross has been a professional medical translator of German and Arabic medical documents since 2005. She holds a Bachelor's and two Master's in Arabic language and linguistics, as well as an Arabic-English translation certificate from New York University. In addition to medicine and biotechnology, she is also interested in foreign language acquisition and linguistics. Like her page on Facebook
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Advanced Internet Search Techniques for Medical Translators

Isadora Veiga Identity Verified
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Member (2015)
English to Portuguese
Very helpfulDec 8, 2015

I found the presentation to be very helpful and straightforward, with clear examples, useful tips and a good pace.

 

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