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Additional resources

Remember, you can get Tb-Scout v2.5 directly from the SDL AppStore.

More information about terminology and standards

  • TermBase eXchange (TBX) is an international standard (ISO 30042:2019) for the representation of structured concept-oriented terminological data. SDL MultiTerm is compliant with the TBX core structure based on a previous version of this standard (i.e. ISO 30042:2008, withdrawn).
  • The ISO 30042:2019 standard. Management of terminology resources with TBX. If you are wishing to create a new dialect compliant with TBX.
  • "Terminology in the age of multilingual corpora" a paper that describes the role of the TermBase eXchange (TBX) standard in terminology exchange (published in The Journal of Specialised Translation, Issue 18, dedicated to terminology – July 2012. Look for the "Past Issues" link).
  • Other terminology management systems in the market (some links may not be up to date).
  • ISO 639-1 Codes for the representation of names of languages, alpha-2
  • ISO 639-2 Codes for the representation of names of languages, alpha-3
  • ISO 3166-1 Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions, alpha-2
  • Language localisation/localization: internationalisation, globalisation and localisation















To simplify your interaction with the system

In addition, these weblinks and information might interest you*


If you need technical advice on SDL MultiTerm, in particular, or on terminology database design, modeling and programming, as well as information management, in general, please contact info @ translationist . net.

*Note: these weblinks may change, so they might not be accurate when you are reading this document.