International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting
Interpreting encourages cross-disciplinary inquiry from such fields as anthropology, cognitive science, cultural studies, discourse analysis, language planning, linguistics, neurolinguistics, psychology and sociology, as well as translation studies.
Interpreting publishes original articles, reports, discussions and book reviews.
Interpreting publishes its articles Online First.
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|Volume 25 (2023): 2 issues; ca. 320 pp.||EUR 261.00||EUR 309.00|
|Volume 24 (2022): 2 issues; ca. 320 pp.||EUR 261.00||EUR 303.00|
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|Volumes 22‒23 (2020‒2021)||2 issues; avg. 320 pp.||EUR 261.00 each||EUR 303.00 each|
|Volume 21 (2019)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR 256.00||EUR 297.00|
|Volume 20 (2018)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR 249.00||EUR 288.00|
|Volume 19 (2017)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR 242.00||EUR 280.00|
|Volume 18 (2016)||2 issues; 280 pp.||EUR 226.00||EUR 254.00|
|Volume 17 (2015)||2 issues; 280 pp.||EUR 226.00||EUR 247.00|
|Volume 16 (2014)||2 issues; 280 pp.||EUR 226.00||EUR 240.00|
|Volume 15 (2013)||2 issues; 280 pp.||EUR 226.00||EUR 233.00|
|Volumes 13‒14 (2011‒2012)||2 issues; avg. 280 pp.||EUR 219.00 each||EUR 226.00 each|
|Volumes 1‒12 (1996‒2010)||2 issues; avg. 226 pp.||EUR 203.00 each||EUR 209.00 each|
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- PAPER size should be A4, with standard (2.5 cm or 1 inch) margin settings.
- The preferred TYPEFACE is Times New Roman 12 point.
- SPACING should be 1.5 throughout (including references, notes, citations, tables, figures, and appendices).
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- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (other than funding information, see above) should be added in a separate, unnumbered section entitled "Acknowledgments", placed before the References.
Interpreting uses the author-date referencing style for in-text citations. Examples: Setton and Guo (2009) show...; as found in Roy (2000a, 2000b); in several publications (e.g. Morris 2008; Roberts 1997; Wadensjö et al. 2007). When indicating page numbers, a colon followed by a space separates the year from the page number(s). Examples: (Gile 2009: 5; Roy 2000a: 15-16; Setton & Guo 2009: 212).
The REFERENCES section should list all (and only) references cited in the main text. References should be listed first alphabetically and then chronologically. It is essential that the references be formatted to the specifications given in these guidelines.
Gile, D. (2009). Basic concepts and models for interpreter and translator training (Rev. ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Roy, C. B. (2000a). Interpreting as a discourse process. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Roy, C. B. (Ed.) (2000b). Innovative practices for teaching sign language interpreters. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
Wadensjö, C., Englund Dimitrova, B. & Nilsson, A.-L. (Eds.) (2007). The Critical Link 4: Professionalisation of interpreting in the community. Selected papers from the 4thInternational Conference on Interpreting in Legal, Health and Social Service Settings, Stockholm, Sweden, 20-2 3 May 2004. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Article in book
Roberts, R. P. (1997). Community interpreting today and tomorrow. In S. E. Carr, R. Roberts, A. Dufour & D. Steyn (Eds.), The critical link: Interpreters in the community. Papers from the First International Conference on Interpreting in Legal, Health, and Social Service Settings (Geneva Park, Canada, June 1-4, 1995). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 7-26.
Article in journal
Morris, R. (2008). Missing stitches: An overview of judicial attitudes to interlingual interpreting in the criminal justice systems of Canada and Israel. Interpreting 10 (1), 34-64.
Setton, R. & Guo, A. L. (2009). Attitudes to role, status and professional identity in interpreters and translators with Chinese in Shanghai and Taipei. Translation and Interpreting Studies 4 (2), 210-238.
Shlesinger, M. (2000). Strategic allocation of working memory and other attentional resources. PhD dissertation, Bar-Ilan University.
Schneider, D. (2013). Educational technologies. http://edutechwiki.unige.ch/en/Educational_technologies#A_flat_typology_of_major_educational_sofware_categories (accessed dd month yyyy).
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