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DLS CLOSED: WED MARCH 5

Dear All,  Due to inclement weather and following opm.gov updates, DLS will be closed  on Wednesday, March 5th. Please, try to reschedule your missed hours if possible.  For more... Read More

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Why Does Cost Vary for Translation Across Different Languages?

         It is very rare that you will find a translation agency that charges the same rate for every possible language combination. In fact, it is likely that the only time this will occur is when an agency only translates to a single language! But why is this the case? Wouldn’t it be easier for an agency to provide a simple...

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Is Back Translation Worth the Cost?

          Many Language Service Providers (LSP) provide “Back Translation” as an option for verifying the accuracy of a translation. It is not a standard part of the translation process, but many companies choose to add this step as an extra means of verification. Should you add Back Translation to your project...

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Saving Money on Translation Projects

          Should you or your company require language translation for any of your projects, there are a few key steps you can take to bring your costs down before the project is even launched. Keep these items in mind when you need translation: Keep Translation Memories Translation Memories are databases used by linguists to both...

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In The Community

Bright and early on Saturday, May 11, DLS employees, friends, and family gathered at the National Mall in support of the 23rd annual Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival, and the donning of bright pink t-shirts, the group became “Team DLS for the Cure” and proceeded to either walk or run a 5K, (1.3 mile) route that wrapped around D.C.’s Tidal Basin.

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