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Abstract

The term language industries describes the activities of the many organisations, both public and private, that create the infrastructure within which languages are able to develop and interact on equal terms in multilingual Europe. The Language Industries Atlas contains more than 1000 descriptions of activities which play a role in shaping the language industries, whether from a user or a provider perspective. It has been compiled from questionnaire and telephone surveys and is organised into the following chapters: (i) language organisations; (ii) standards bodies; (iii) teaching and learning; (iv) language planning; (v) research institutes; (vi) research programmes; (vii) linguistic resources; (viii) user survey; (ix) press and television; (x) publications; (xi) conferences.

Additional information

Authors: HEARN P, INK-Belgium NV (BE);BUTTON D (EDITORS), INK-Belgium NV (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 15447 EN (1994) 418 pp.
Availability: IOS Press, Van Diemenstraat 94, 1013 CN Amsterdam (NL)
ISBN: ISBN 90 5199 148 7
Record Number: 199410141 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en