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Translation Studies

A subject guide for the UCL Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) at SELCS

Key databases in your subject area

For comprehensive research use a specialist database. You can find translation studies specific online resources and databases on the Translation Studies Databases pages.

Listed here you can find the list of key databases for translation and a few interdisciplinary databases that can be used to search across several subjects.


Oxford Language Dictionaries

Full bi-lingual dictionaries, between English and French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Portuguese.

Oxford Reference Online

Full text of dictionaries, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including 130 English and bilingual dictionaries.

Duden Online

Key dictionary of the German language including definitions and grammar.

Dikke Van Dale

UCL username and password login required. Key dictionary of the Dutch language includes definitions, etymology, grammar, spelling and literary quotes.

Larousse Dictionaries

21 free online dictionaries including a French dictionary and bilingual dictionaries.