Tag Archives: multilingual

Are Language Barriers Holding Us Back?

(1 September 2016) A simple exchange of information becomes dramatically more complicated when occurring between people who speak different languages. Even with today’s advanced technologies, establishing a clear understanding between two parties unfamiliar with the other’s language is tedious and requires extensive research and preparation. One place in particular where information exchange should be as […]


Launch of new multilingual library app to assist readers in Western Sydney

(20 April 2016, Sydney)  A new multilingual library smartphone app for Fairfield City Council has been launched today, to help non-English speaking residents in Western Sydney. The Fairfield app is the first in Australia to be deployed on the Civica Spydus platform, which is used to manage collections and services in thousands of libraries around […]


WIPO Pearl launched, a free multilingual terminology database

 (19 September 2014, Geneva)  The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today launched a new database providing free access to a wealth of multilingual scientific and technical terminology. Through its web-based interface, WIPO Pearl promotes accurate and consistent use of terms across different languages, and makes it easier to search and share scientific and technical knowledge. […]