Most used online terminology resources

resourcesDuring the Translating Europe Forum that took place this week in Brussels, there was a lot of live tweeting with the hashtag #TranslatingEurope, and a tweet by Maria Pia Montoro (@Wordlo) caught my attention. It referred to the presentation by Iuliana van der Lek (@lek_vd /, an independent computer-assisted translation tools trainer and part-time researcher at the KU Leuven University, Faculty of Arts, Campus Antwerp. It referred to the most used online terminology resources, according to a survey by the SCATE* research project, for which Iuliana is a Research Associate.

What a great topic for a blog post! So here they are. I have added the relevant links for you to explore.

Search Engines: Google and Bing

Online dictionaries: Oxford,, Van Dale (Dutch), TermWiki search, TermCoord glossary links

Term banks: IATE, TermiumPlus, EuroTermBank, FAOTerm, WTOTerm

Monolingual corpora: Eur-lex, Global web-based English, British National Corpus, Corpus of Contemporary American English

Parallel corpora: Linguee, Europarl, Glosbe, TAUS Search.

Happy searching!

* SCATE: smart computer-assisted translation environment.

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