Miembro desde Dec '09

Idiomas de trabajo:
español a inglés
sueco a inglés

Cynthia Coan
Also a book indexer.

Tucson, AZ, Estados Unidos
Hora local: 04:27 MST (GMT-7)

Idioma materno: inglés Native in inglés
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Tipo de cuenta Traductor o intérprete autónomo
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Servicios Translation, Editing/proofreading
Especialización
Se especializa en
Medicina (general)Medicina: Salud
Derecho: (general)Historia
General / Conversación / Saludos / Cartas

Tarifas
español a inglés - Tarifa normal: 0.12 USD por palabra / 30 USD por hora
sueco a inglés - Tarifa normal: 0.12 USD por palabra / 30 USD por hora
Moneda preferida USD
Actividad en KudoZ (PRO) Puntos de nivel PRO 175, Preguntas respondidas: 223, Preguntas formuladas: 80
Comentarios en el Blue Board de este usuario  7 comentarios

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Muestrario Muestras de traducción: 5
Glosarios CJC Glossary
Formación en el ámbito de la traducción Other - New York University
Experiencia Años de experiencia: 14 Registrado en ProZ.com: Oct 2006 Miembro desde Dec 2009
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credenciales sueco a inglés (United States: Private Lessons)
español a inglés (University of Arizona)
español a inglés (New York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies)
Miembro de ATA, National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Contribute, Adobe Photo Deluxe, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
URL de su página web http://www.indexingbythebook.com
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Bio
Language Background


Spanish


Work Experience

  • Spanish-English translator, 2007 – present. Translated items to date include patient records, drug studies, articles, and book excerpts.
  • Abstractor of Spanish-language materials covering political and social sciences, July 2009.
  • Information desk volunteer 1 day/week at local hospital, May 2008 – Feb. 2009. Assisted both English- and Spanish-speaking patients with paperwork, obtained information and identification from English- and Spanish-speaking visitors, explained visiting policies to speakers of both languages, and provided directions as needed.
  • Library volunteer 1 day/week at local community college, Jan. 2005 – Apr. 2008. Library users I assisted included native Spanish speakers, sometimes with limited English knowledge.
  • Library specialist at university library, Apr. - June 2003. Assisted in retrospective cataloging of special collection materials, including Spanish and other foreign language titles. Strong emphasis on Arizona, U.S. southwest and Mexico.
  • Librarian at museum library, 1988 - 2002. Organized library collection that included Spanish-language print materials. Translated occasional Spanish-language correspondence.


Education

  • Spanish to English translation certificate, New York University, May 2012.
  • Spanish to English legal translation, level I (online course), New York University, Spr. 2012.
  • Spanish to English medical translation, level I (online course), New York University, Sum. 2009.
  • Spanish to English medical translation, level II (online course), New York University. Spr. 2011.
  • Spanish to English technical translation (online course), New York University. Sum. 2010. Coursework included Spanish-language research paper on telemedicine.
  • B.A. Minor: University of Arizona, 1984.

Swedish


Work Experience

  • Swedish-English translator, 2007 – present. Translated items to date include patient records, patents, and drug studies literature.
  • Abstractor of Swedish-language articles covering political science, sociology, and library science, Feb. – June 2009.
  • Correspondence with Swedish relatives, including translations of Swedish letters into English, 1991 - present.
  • Oversaw aviation library collection, 1988 - 2002. Organized, cataloged and indexed materials that included Swedish-language monographs and serials.


Past and Continuing Education

  • Private lessons taught by native speaker of Swedish, 1991 - 1996.
  • Listen to Swedish-language radio, including Stockholm Idag news program.
  • Have received Vasa Star (Swedish American bimonthly magazine) since early 1990s. Swedish language segments and Swedish lesson featured in each issue.


Subject Background


Health and Medicine

  • Translated texts include patient records, drug studies, articles and book excerpts.
  • Have indexed health and medical titles, including works published by Elsevier, a major U.S. medical publisher.
  • Worked with hospital library collections and subject matter, 2003 - 2004.
  • National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC). Member since Oct. 2006.
  • Southern Arizona Biomedical Librarians (SABL). Member since 2003.
  • Medical reference works used include Davi-Ellen Chabner's Language of Medicine, 6th ed. and Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary.

Biosciences
  • Translation of microbiology lab operating procedures.
  • Indexed biosciences works include title on honeybees.
  • Reference works include Penguin Dictionary of Biology and Ignacio Redondo's Apicultura o tratado de las abejas y sus labores.

Veterinary Medicine
  • Facebook following of Adopciones y Amantes de los gatos Hermosillo, a Mexico-based organization (Hermosillo, Sonora) that promotes responsible cat care and places cats for adoption.

Law/Patents
  • Civil law: Aviation law, certificates (birth, marriage, etc.); contracts, power of attorney, wills.
  • Criminal law: Court case summaries.
  • Patent translation covering areas of health/medicine and transportation.
  • Reference works include Black's Law Dictionary.

Automotive
  • Online technical translation course coverage included content on brakes, ignition, and tire manufacture.
  • Reference works include Larry W. Carley’s Do-It-Yourself Car Care and John Dinkel’s Road and Track Illustrated Automotive Dictionary.

Information Technology/Telecommunications
  • Translated texts deal with computers and telecommunications industry.
  • Reference works include Einar Engstrom's Swedish-English/English-Swedish Technical Dictionary, 4th ed.

Library Science
  • Full-time librarian, 1988 - 2002.
  • Master's in Library Science, University of Arizona, 1987.

History
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Arizona, 1984.

Aviation and Space Flight History
  • Oversaw aviation library collection, 1988 - 2002.
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Total de ptos. obtenidos: 179
Puntos de nivel PRO: 175


Idiomas con más puntos (PRO)
sueco a inglés143
español a inglés28
sueco4
Campos generales con más puntos (PRO)
Medicina91
Otros20
Jurídico/Patentes19
Técnico/Ingeniería18
Negocios/Finanzas15
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Campos específicos con más puntos (PRO)
Medicina (general)64
Medicina: Salud33
Automóviles / Camiones20
General / Conversación / Saludos / Cartas19
Gobierno / Política15
Derecho: (general)12
Historia8
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Palabras clave: health information, medical translating, legal translating, history, history of medicine, veterinary medicine, librarianship, indexing, abstracting, social sciences, traductor, traducciones, salud, medicina, ciencia veterinaria, derecho, historia, biblioteconomía, bibliotecología, índices, indización, indizador, resumenes de textos, sociología, översättningar, översättare, hälsoupplysningar, medicin, veterinärvetenskap, juridik, rätt, bibliotekariebefattning, indexering, sammandragning, sociologi


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