The following links include many that we have found useful in providing translation services to our clients. You may also find them useful and helpful in deciding how to get a translation done, or to solve a difficult language problem.
Translation Industry Organizations
The American Translators Association
Home of the American Translators Association, the largest certifying and support body for professional translators in the United States.
The International Federation of Translators. The international body with which the ATA and other national translation bodies are associates.
Localization Industry Standards Association (LISA)
The National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators
German Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (ATICOM)
The New York Circle of Translators
Search Sites for Translators and Translation Agencies
Also a great source for specialized glossaries and translation tools.
Our favorite translator community. Thousands of freelance translators and agencies can be found here, and you can post difficult translation questions to be answered by the community and reported right to your e-mail in-box.
Another popular online translator community.
Yahoo! Directory of Translation Services
Find a translation service by geographical location.
Mono- and Bilingual Glossaries and Dictionaries
An extensive on-line / lookup terminology database covering the major European languages.
A page at the Translators Home Companion with extensive links. No need to duplicate their fabulous work here. A vast resource for monolingual, specialty, and bilingual dictionaries
Another source of miscellaneous dictionaries
A place on Yahoo to find dictionaries of all types.
Government Web Sites
The CIA Word Fact Book.
The International Telecommunications Union. Official telecommunications terminology in English, French and Spanish.
The United States Library of Congress
An amazingly extensive set of links to national, state, and provincial governments, institutions, and heads of state on the WWW, including many sub-links to individual government agencies and departments.
University of Michigan Foreign Documents Center- International Government Resource Page
Measurement Converter, Imperial to metric and vice-versa
The Universal Currency Converter ® – Universal Currency converter