Translation studies resources

Location of print resources

Most of the print resources for translation studies are found on the second floor of the Arts and Social Sciences Library. Use Library Search to find the classmark for an item, and to search for books and other materials.

  • DVDs and videos: can be found on the second floor. A viewing room is available, please enquire about bookings at the Welcome Desk on the ground floor.
  • Microforms: microfiche and microfilm collections covering a range of subjects are held. These, and microform readers, are located on the first floor of the Library.

Key digital resources

  • Translation Studies Bibliography The Translation Studies Bibliography is a major database containing references to scholarship in translation studies and related disciplines.
  • BITRA (Bibliography of Interpreting and Translation) BITRA is a freely available bibliography of scholarly literature in translation and interpreting. It contains references to books, chapters, journal articles, and PhD theses, and is maintained by Dr Javier Franco at the University of Alicante. BITRA is updated every month.
  • MLA International Bibliography The MLA International Bibliography is a subject index of modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics, and covers books, chapters, articles and theses. Coverage starts in the 1920s.
  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (OLDO) Bristol's subscription covers the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. 
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED) The OED is the authoritative English dictionary. 

Additional digital resources

  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) The AHCI provides references to journal articles from 1975 onwards in subjects across the arts and humanities. The AHCI is part of the Web of Science (Core Collection).
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) The SSCI provides references to journal articles from the 1950s in subjects across the social sciences. The SSCI is part of the Web of Science (Core Collection).

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