Translation in the 90’s:
Translation News (TN) was a newsletter published regularly by Bernard Bierman between November 1989 and December 1995. At its peak it had a little over a thousand subscribers and was undoubtedly read by many more. TN specialized in reporting and opinion pieces about issues of concern to translators and interpreters on a national level. It offered an informed glimpse into the inner workings of the major translator trade organizations and was a must for anyone wanting to keep up-to-date with the field. Unlike the various house organs, it never shied away from controversial issues. Taken as a whole, Translation News is a unique and important historical document of translation in the United States just before the Internet began to come into widespread use.
We do not yet have a TOC or a finding aid. We hope to add one or the other later. In the meantime, you can search Google for “Translation News” and any other search terms that are relevant to your interest. You may also download the files for personal use or research, and search them using a desktop search program like Agent Ransack or FileLocator Pro. However, this is copyrighted material, and it may not be republished in any form without the written consent of Bernard Bierman. Inquiries regarding Translation News may be addressed to Mr. Bierman firstname.lastname@example.org or to Ms. Zaros at email@example.com.
Note that the OCR software used in the scanning is not perfect. Underlined words and small print may be garbled as a result. If you cannot find a subject you are looking for that begins with an R, for example, you may also want to search with a B or K. Full-page ads have occasionally been omitted.
We gratefully acknowledge the close cooperation and collaboration of Mr. Bierman and Ms. Zaros in this endeavor.
Volume I, 1989-90:
Vol. II, 1991:
Vol. III, 1992:
Vol. IV, 1993
Vol. V, 1994
Vol. VI, 1995