Translation and Interpreting Support for Army R&D Activities.
Final rept. Feb 85-Mar 86,
PRESEARCH INC FAIRFAX VA
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This report describes the methodology, findings, and recommendations of a study of the requirements, resources, and procedures of the Army RD Community for translations and interpreting of foreign language information of scientific and technical interest. The study is based on survey of RD technical libraries and foreign intelligence offices and interviews with many officials responsible for information support, translating, and interpreting. The report includes descriptions of the translating and interpreting processes and the organizations that do this work. The major finding of the study is that Army RD management should assure adequate use of foreign technology in support of Army RD by incorporating policy and responsibilities for transfer of foreign technology to the Army into the Army Scientific and Technical Information Program. Keywords Linguistics, Technology transfer.