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Businesses, resources and more

Links to companies and products we like, causes we support, books, music, art, culture, language tools, dictionaries, glossaries, etc. Please feel free to share!

Companies & Causes We Support

 

Sustain Yourself https://www.sustainyourselfshop.com
A growing company founded by two very bright and environmentally-conscious young women who are also twin sisters from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sustain Yourself not only makes a variety of very cool natural, eco-friendly and zero-waste body care products, but they also share DIY recipes and offer a virtual cornucopia of useful tips and information about sustainable living. They are also major influencers on social media with over 60,000 followers worldwide. Follow them on Instagram @sustainyrself.

Center for Urban and Racial Equity http://urbanandracialequity.org/
The Center for Urban and Racial Equity partners with people and organizations to advance equity and justice through policy, systems, institutional, community and social change.

Sierra Club https://www.sierraclub.org/
Defends our most precious resources and wild places.

General 

American Society for Quality – 
http://www.asq.org/

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) – 
 www.iso.org 



Trados – Translation Memory Software and Language Technology for Your Business –  www.trados.com 



Society for Technical Communication, Twin Cities Chapter (STC) – 
 www.stctc.org

American Translators Association (ATA) –  
www.ata.org

iSixSigma – The Quality Internet –  
www.isixsigma.com

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) –  
www.raps.org

Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) –   
www.gala-global.org

The Institute of Localisation Professionals (TILP) –  
www.tilponline.org

World Wide Web Consortium –  
http://www.w3.org

The Association of Language Companies (ALC) –  
www.alcus.org

World Intellectual Property Organization –  
http://www.wipo.org/

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation –  
http://www.aami.org

 

Dictionaries

Medicine, Life Sciences:

http://www.bracesinfo.com/glossary.html  – Orthodontics, an English dictionary of orthodontic and dental terms

http://www.medicinenet.com/ – Health and disease information, follow link to English medical dictionary

http://www.ratiopharm.de/html/otc/lexikon/index.htm  – German medical dictionary from Ratiopharm, a German manufacturer of pharmaceuticals

 

Chemistry, Chemical Technology, Analytics:

http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/swain/beilstein/bedict1.html
  – Beilstein German/English dictionary of organic chemistry terms, searchable in English or German

http://www.chemie.de/tools/dictionary/?language=e
  – Science dictionary for chemistry, searchable in English and German

 

Internet, Computing, Software:

http://www.netlingo.com/
  – English on-line dictionary of net-related terminology

 

General Bilingual and Multilingual Dictionaries:

http://www.logos.it
  – LOGOS dictionary, extensive multilingual database with over 7 million entries in more than a 150 languages, maintained by Logos Translation Co. and continuously expanding through user input

http://www.langenscheidt.de  – Langenscheidt dictionary, a changing selection of at least one Langenscheidt dictionary on-line

http://dict.leo.org/ – LEO dictionary, searchable database with over 170,000 entries for English and German terms, includes the new German orthography reform

http://dict.tu-chemnitz.de – German/English dictionary, over 110,000 entries, searchable in English and German

 

General Monolingual Dictionaries and References:

http://www.m-w.com – The renowned American Merrian-Webster dictionary on the WWW

http://www.eb.com/
  – Encyclopedia Britannica on the WWW

http://www.thesaurus.com/?
  – English thesaurus, search Roget’s International Thesaurus of the English language

 

Glossaries

 

Medicine, Life Sciences:

http://www.mtdesk.com/frame.php?frame=glossary  – MT Desk medical and surgical glossary with product specific information & links to additional information

http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/welcome.html  – Multilingual Glossary of technical and popular medical terms in nine European languages

 

Chemistry, Chemical Technology, Analytics:

http://www.pfa.org/glossary.html – Polyurethane plastics, an English glossary and term descriptions to flexible urethane foam

 

Other Special Topic Glossaries:

http://www.hds-schuh.de  – Shoes and leather, a German glossary of various leather types and their uses (in German, follow links to Fashion/Lexikon

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