Professional associations, reference sources, specialist libraries and websites
- Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies
Standards-setting body for languages, interpreting and translation and recognised expert body for language and cultural skills for the UK-wide Skills for Business Network.
- Chartered Institute of Linguistics
The IoL is a UK-based body for professional translators, interpreters, language educationalists and those using languages in industry and commerce. Includes code of professional conduct.
Other useful resources
- Credo Reference 500+
Contains English dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries in several languages and dictionaries of terminology, such as Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics.
Portal site of the European Union. Click here to access the languages portal for information about translation and interpreting in the EU. Also provides a multilingual EU terminology database.
Online newspaper directory for the world, with thousands of newspapers listed by country and region.