Other materials

Other Reference Materials.

We link here to other useful reference materials: English and Italian encyclopedias, three books on the business side of translation, and a grab-bag of other interesting and useful sites.

This is just a selection: Please suggest other sites, articles and references to be included here.

Three books on the business side of translation
Chris Durban: The Prosperous Translator
Some of the Web’s pithiest advice on building a successful translation practice.

Judy and Dagmar Jenner: The Entrepreneurial Linguist: The Business-School Approach to Freelance Translation
Any linguist can become an entrepreneurial linguist, work with direct clients, and make a good living while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.

Corinne McKay: How to Succeed as a Freelance Translator, Second Edition
How-to guide for people who want to launch and run a successful freelance translation business.

Other interesting or useful sites
Biblioteca Italiana
A free online anthology of Italian literature.

Liber Liber
Online books, audiobooks and much more.

Inglese giuridico e problemi di traduzione
by Silvia Ferreri (a chapter from the book FALSI AMICI E TRAPPOLE LINGUISTICHE: Termini contrattuali anglofoni e difficoltà di traduzione, published by Giappichelli).

A Comparative Glossary of Conditionals in Legal Language: English, Italian, German, French
by Jacqueline Visconti.

Doing Business
A wealth of information on business regulations in 183 economies throughout the world.

Public Library of Science
Nonprofit publisher with a mission to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

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