Fundamental Reference Sources

Author: James H. Sweetland
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838907806
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Education

An introduction to selected sources of bibliographical, biographical, linguistic, statistical and geographical organizations.

The Merriam Webster Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster
ISBN: 087779295X
Release Date: 2016-01-01

Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition 70,000 definitions 2,000 new words Expanded back matter sections: Confused and Misused Words English Word Roots - Great for preparing standardized tests Irregular English Verbs - Great for ESL Basic English Grammar Handbook of Style, including Documentation of Sources Guide to Common Verb Collocations - Essential for ESL NEW: An Overview of the Internet

The Mathematics Dictionary

Author: R.C. James
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0412990415
Release Date: 1992-07-31
Genre: Mathematics

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide definitions and explanations of thousands of mathematical terms and concepts, theories, and principles, and includes biographical sketches of key people in math.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science Second Edition

Author: Miriam Drake
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824720784
Release Date: 2003-05-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

The Translator s Handbook

Author: Frederick Fuller
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780271038773
Release Date: 2008-01-31
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This handbook introduces general principles of translation while focusing on translating French and Spanish into English within a conference setting. General principles are elucidated in an introduction, in a postlude entitled &"The Elements of Good Translation,&" and throughout the French and Spanish parts. Part I, Translating from French into English, is organized alphabetically to cover French words and phrases that cannot be translated literally (absence, abuser, adapt&é &à . . .), English locutions with connotations differing from those of their French counterparts (actually, analyze, as well as, also . . . and special problems (abstract nouns, ambiguity, archaisms). Part II, Translating from Spanish into English, has the same alphabetical organization, covering tricky Spanish terms (abordaje, acciones, actitudes. . .), problematic English translations (alternate, although, aspect . . .) and special problems (ambiguity, Anglicisms, dictionaries . . . ). Part II also has an entry under Portuguese, dispelling the assumption that facility in translating Spanish guarantees capability to handle Portuguese.

Elsevier s Dictionary of Soil Science

Author: A. Canarache
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080561318
Release Date: 2006-10-17
Genre: Science

This dictionary includes some 9200 terms, each with a definition and often and additional descriptive text in English, the terms being translated in French, German and Spanish. It is more complete than similar previously published dictionaries or glossaries, and contains all fields of soil science as well as some adjacent fields of other earth sciences, agriculture and engineering. Present concepts and definitions are detailed along with earlier concepts, not only for historical reasons but also for developing new ideas. Concepts, terms and definitions usual in literature of various countries are discussed and compared, to offer an appropriate exchange of ideas. Soil classifications and methodologies for soil investigation coming from a score of European, American and other countries and international organisations are presented, and correlations between names of soil taxa in different classifications are suggested. Readers active in all branches of soil science will find accessible answers to many of their questions, either directly referring to procedures used in the organisations where they work, or related to way of thinking in other countries. Readers active in other branches, but needing information on soils, will also find answers to this dictionary of great assistance to their research. * Over 9200 terms with definitions in English and translations in French, German, Spanish * Includes all fields of soil science and many connected sciences * All present-day terminology with inclusion of earlier, classical concepts and terms * Terminology in current USDA Soil Taxonomy, FAO World Reference Base or Soil Resources, and other documents from different countries Granted the "N.Cernescu" award from the Romanian Academy on Agricultural and Forestry Sciences

Yachtsman s Ten Language Dictionary

Author: Barbara Webb
Publisher: Gardners Books
ISBN: 0713684402
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The third edition of this multilingual dictionary, specifically gearedto yachtsmen, covers cruising terms in English, French, German, Dutch,Danish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish and Greek. It has beenthoroughly revised and updated to cover all the subjects the boatermight need, including words for several thousand onboard items as wellas the latest developments in electronic and mechanical equipment andthe patterns of charter and flotilla sailing. Arranged in helpfulsubject categories for easy use, it is a unique, comprehensivereference for any boatowner venturing abroad. 'This is the kind of book no-one going to sea should be without' Lloyds List 'An invaluable aid for anyone cruising abroad' Kelvin Hughes 'All the yachtie has to do is point and grunt' Water Craft ''No boat heading north, east or south should be without it'Yachting Monthly


Release Date: 1984-08-13

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Word Studies in the Renaissance

Author: Gabriele Stein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198807377
Release Date: 2017-09-28
Genre: History

The book examines the work of Renaissance lexicographers such as John Palsgrave, Claudius Hollyband, Richard Huloet, and Peter Levins, with particular focus on the author at work: the struggles of these lexicographers to understand the semantic range of a word and to explain and transpose it into another language; their assessment of different linguistic and cultural expressions, and their morphological analyses; and their efforts to find ways of structuring and presenting lexical information. Gabriele Stein explores the influence of the works by Ambrogio Calepino, Robert Estienne, Hadrianus Junius, and Conrad Gesner, and the extent to which bi- and multilingual dictionaries in the 16th century are often pan-European in character; she also provides the first in-depth and richly-illustrated discussion of the use of typographical resources to present the structure of lexical information.