Online dictionaries and language corpora for translators from German

by Susanne Kolb – Over the past twenty years the number of instruments available for translators has increased considerably, in both quantity and quality. Currently on line there is a very wide range of Italian-German dictionaries and German language corpora. This article analyses certain important portals, in particular IDS, Institut für deutsche Sprache (, illustrating in detail certain characteristics and headings of the various projects currently underway.