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Chambers Dictionary Of Science And Technology

Author: P. M. B. Walker
Publisher: Chambers Harrap Publishers L
ISBN: 9780550141101
Size: 23.26 MB
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Widely recognized as the most comprehensive and authoritative single-volume dictionary of it's kind, The Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology has been in print (under various titles) for 59 years. This new edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded with 500 new entries and 100 in-depth panel entries. From astronomy to zoology, and genetics to general relativity, the Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology encompasses all fields of science and technology and is an excellent resource for professionals, students, or casual browsers. Over 49,000 entries and 500 schematic diagrams provide carefully researched information and unrivalled coverage of scientific and technological language, including the most recent terms such as applet, false memory syndrome, and ozone depletion. New panel entries present detailed coverage of 20 major scientific and technical fields, and areas of special interest including genetics, space, and climate. The new and revised appendices give easy access to commonly consulted information including computing and Internet related acronyms, SI units, the plant and animal kingdoms, and a chronology of inventions and discoveries.

Information Sources In Science And Technology

Author: C. C. Parker
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483163024
Size: 36.76 MB
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Information Sources in Science and Technology: A Practical Guide to Traditional and Online Use presents a selection of traditional and online methods of using information sources in science and technology, including people, organizations, literature, hosts, and databases. This text serves as a reference book that helps the reader choose sources of information and their guides, includes a routine for finding and using information, and offers tips on searching and obtaining literature in a usable form. This book is comprised of nine chapters and begins by explaining how to choose type(s) of information source that is likely to be most helpful. The chapters that follow present guides on people, organizations, and literature as sources of information. A chapter on information services focuses on those organizations that supply information or references to information that could be helpful. These services range from answering telephone queries to supplying collections of relevant documents, and from broadcast television information to direct connection with computer databases. The next chapters discuss ways of searching the literature and computer databases, obtaining literature in a usable form, and organizing and presenting information. This book concludes by considering current awareness or keeping up-to-date with information about recent developments. This monograph is intended for librarians and information officers, especially for those working in scientific or industrial environments, practicing scientists and engineers, and students associated with these professions.

Dictionary Of Information Science And Technology

Author: Mehdi Khosrowpour
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466626747
Size: 23.25 MB
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"The 2nd edition of the Dictionary of Information Science and Technology is an updated compilation of the latest terms and definitions, along with reference citations, as they pertain to all aspects of the information and technology field"--Provided by publisher.

Scientific And Technical Translation

Author: Sue Ellen Wright
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027231818
Size: 54.28 MB
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Technical translation (and technical terminology) encompasses the translation of special language texts. 1. "Style and Register" covers clarity of style, culture-specific and author-reader conventions and expectation. 2. "Special Applications" deals with the contribution of translation to the dissemination of science. 3. "Training and Autodidactic Approaches for Technical Translators" translators must master a broad range of frequently unanticipated topics, as well as linguistic competence. 4. "Text Analysis and Text Typology as Tools for Technical Translators" focuses attention on text typology and SGML in human translation and CAT. 5. "Translation-Oriented Terminology Activities" explores the different aspects of terminology: knowledge management, language planning, terminology resources and representation of concept systems.

Science And Technical Writing

Author: Philip Rubens
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135959501
Size: 27.54 MB
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With this new edition, Science and Technical Writing confirms its position as the definitive style resource for thousands of established and aspiring technical writers. Editor Philip Rubens has fully revised and updated his popular 1992 edition, with full, authoritative coverage of the techniques and technologies that have revolutionized electronic communications over the past eight years.