The Internet Searching Skills for Translators

 

 

Overview

 

“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” – Mitchell Kapor. If you think that searching for terminology is a time-consuming process, then this training session is tailored for you. It is designed because I want to share my advanced google searching tips and tricks and how you can unlock full potential of Google Search Engine with Googles’ advanced secret queries. By the end of this session, you will be able to hone your searching skills on the internet and maximize your search productivity.

What you will learn:

 

      • Why translators need to hone their searching skills;
      • How Google Search Engine works;
      • Google Search Operators;
      • Google Power Search With Symbols;
      • Google Power Search With Operators;
      • Tips & Tricks when using Google queries;
      • Socialize your searching for terminology;
      • How To Use Advanced Image Search Engine With Specific Parameters;

 

  • How To Use Advanced Video Search Engine With Specific Parameters;
  • Use social media networks in searching for terminology;
  • Maximize your searching productivity with software;
  • Searching for audio/video; best practices;
  • Searching for bilingual files: best practices;
  • Important resources for translators

Prerequisites for an online session:

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows Vista, Windows 8, or Windows 10 
• Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Required software: Zoom desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone – attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat. Yet, it is recommended.
• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Join from Android

• Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
• Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
• Software: Free Zoom Cloud Meetings App from the Google Play Store

 

For Mac®-based Users:

• Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
• Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
• Required software: Zoom desktop app; JavaScript enabled
• NOT required: Microphone – attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat. Yet, it is recommended.
• Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
• Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

Note

The session can be delivered online/offline to give an orientation to students, translation newbies, and freelancers about how to make use of Google Search Engine and maximize your searching skills as a translator, and more.

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