2016 Terminology final count: Top blog posts on IMOT
It is always exciting to look at blog statistics and see which were the most popular posts of the year. So, I cannot celebrate the end of 2016 without sharing my top blog posts, pages, and other links. Whether you missed them, are new to the blog, or just want to review, here they are:
Terminology – Blog posts:
My Smart Terms 5: The Semantic Triangle: Words don’t mean, people mean: This is an all-time favorite and points out to the importance of learning about one of the basic objects of study of Terminology.
Who is Who in Terminology: Ferdinand de Saussure. Needless to say, we have a lot of owe to Monsieur de Saussure!
My Smart Terms 4: The onomasiological and semasiological approaches: My blog’s goal is to explain Terminology in easy terms and topics like this which, at first look, might seem complicated, is not complicated at all.
Writing your terminology project goals: This series of posts on terminology project management is still pending completion. I hope to finish the series next year. The idea came after taking TermNet’s certification in which Gabriele Sauberer, its Director, pointed out the importance of learning about project management, especially if you plan to get involved in large Terminology projects.
The terminologist’s job description: I recently mentioned during my presentation at the EAFT conference that people are eager to learn what terminologists do and where they can get training. Well, this is a clear indication that we are on the right track to raising awareness about Terminology.
Terminology – Blog pages:
IMOT Basic Course on Terminology for Beginner’s and Beyond. Happy to see that the basic course is being used. It gathers all IMOT posts on the basic of terminology. Hope to see it grow next year.
Terminology extraction tools: Everybody wants to know about extraction tools. So here they are.
Terminology 101. A section that complements the Basic Course. Not to be missed!
Readings in Terminology. Hope to update this page next year, a place to find some good readings, whether you are a beginner or not.
Blogs on Terminology. Woot hoot! Terminology rocks! There is a reason why TermCoord’s blog, Maria Pia’s Wordlo, and Licia Corbolante’s Terminologia etc, and IMOT remained this year in the top lists of babla’s language lovers contest: We all share the Terminology love!
Terminology – Other:
IMOT’s Delicious links on terminology: If you haven’t done it yet, take a look at the links on Terminology I share in the Delicious page.
IMOT goes to Padlet. Padlet is a great platform to share articles and other resources on Terminology. If you haven’t done so, take a look and share your favorite Terminology links!
Terminology goes to Telegram. I was so happy when I learned that Besharat was teaching students about the building blocks of Terminology via Telegram. I fully recommend that you download this app and subscribe to her channel.