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Multilingual Information Management by Ximo Granell

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Introduction

This book explores a number of issues that have to do with the way that information and technologies are used within the community of practice of translators. These professionals are information facilitators among different languages and cultures and, broadly speaking, their work is in high demand in today’s globalised world. Not only industry and market globalisation, but also other socio-economic changes, such as a closer collaboration between European countries, technological developments, the advent and consolidation of the Internet, the rise of electronic business, and the increase in the use of electronic documents have also contributed to the demand for translation services. Quality and time requirements are no strange ...

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