The Pilot to Terminology

Welcome to the Pilot to Terminology. Terminology is an artefact, as in a terminology database. Terminology is a science, in that it deals with the collection, storage and distribution of the terms of a specialist discipline in a systematic manner. Above all, terminology is about specialist communication be it science or technology, leisure or entertainment, administration of commerce. This pilot is for all those who are interested in promoting and in using terminology.

Terminology around Europe

  • Termweb
  • TermWeb is a world wide network of terminology related sites

  • ELRA
  • The European Language Resources Association

  • Termnet
  • Contains links to Termnet (Vienna), IITF (International Institute for Terminology and Research) (Copenhagen), ISO/TC37 (Vienna), GTW (Cologne), Infoterm (Vienna)

  • Public domain monolingual and multilingual language resources

Selected On-Line resources

Term Bazaar -

Domain-specific terms (Safety, Information Technology, Finance, Urban Drainage, Artificial Intelligence, AIDS, Welsh, Nuclear Physics, the Internet, Automotive Engineering) in English, German, Spanish, Italian, Welsh, Dutch and French.

Terminology Calendar

Conference Schedules for Linguists, Translators, Interpreters and Teachers of Languages

This site also includes past conference details as well as job opportunities.

Terminology R&D

  • Pointer - Proposals for an operation Infrastructure for Europe

Terminology Management Systems

Selections of constantly updated term bases are available in the following areas:

Khurshid Ahmad

last update: February 9th, 2001

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