From the Terminologist’s toolbox: Okapi’s Rainbow

I came up with this tool recently and downloaded it to my laptop and played a little with it for term extraction. It seems to be working fine, so I thought I’d share it with you. You can… Read More

TermSciences: Multidisciplinary Terminological Portal

In case you missed it, TermCoord recently published a post on TermSciences, a comprehensive termbase in English, French, Spanish, and German which is the result of a joint effort between the Institut de l’information scientifique et technique (INIST), the Laboratoire… Read More

From the terminologist toolbox: Lupas Rename

Lupas Rename, developed by Ivan Anton, is an easy-to-use tool to organize your technical files, especially if you are preparing them to create a corpus on a specific technical subject. You only need to download the .exe file… Read More

Collection of Electronic Resources in Translation Technologies (CERTT)

Although some resources in this site are restricted to students and professors at the University of Ottawa (Canada) there are still quite a few resources you can explore. Website is available in English and French. Click here. What… Read More

From the terminologist toolbox: GraphColl – visualizing your term networks (and it’s fun!)

I have been playing with this free tool for the analysis of collocation networks, developed at the ESRC Centre for Corpus approaches to Social Science, Lancaster University (UK). It is very easy to use. You only need to… Read More

Using Google Ngram Viewer to draw graphs from corpora

One of the things I love about writing this blog is receiving feedback from my readers. Terminologist Licia Corbolante, owner of the blog in Italian, terminologia etc, reminded me of this tool after reading my most recent blog… Read More

ISO’s Online Browsing Platform (terms and definitions)

You are probably aware that every technical standard published by ISO has a corresponding terminology. So you have access to reliable terms and definitions. It is indeed one of the little known sources to look for terms and… Read More

From the terminologist toolbox: Rafael Guzman’s “T-Manager”

A few weeks ago, translator Nancy Matis (@nancy_matis) sent me an email asking if I knew about this terminology tool. Indeed, I actually didn’t have it among my terminology tools but I did find it in Maria Pia… Read More

Terminology fun with Google Fight

If you haven’t heard about Google Fight then you are missing the fun of comparing two words or terms and see which one is the most popular in Google, that is, which one is more frequently used. Although… Read More

TermCoord’s Terminology Toolbox

TermCoord put together an excellent collection of resources for the terminologist, the translator, and anyone who deals with terminology. A resource that you just MUST have among your favorites. Terminology Toolbox contains the following tools: Add-ons: Term Wiki Toolbar,… Read More

Featuring Terminology IMOToolBox: Termium Plus

Update: Please note a few of these links are no longer available, but I have left them for historical purposes. You probably have heard about and used TermiumPlus from the Government of Canada, a terminology and linguistic data… Read More

Featuring Terminology IMOToolBox: EcoLexicon

Although this terminological knowledge base is dedicated exclusively to the environment, I believe it is worth a special mention here for several reasons: It is a free-access database, it has a user-friendly visual interface with different modules for… Read More