Editor for this issue: Danielle St. Jean
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I am a PhD student at the Linguistics Department of Faculdade de
Ciências Sociais e Humanas of Universidade Nova de Lisboa. My
research is focused on the importance of the Portuguese language in
the global translation and localization market.
Part of the study seeks to obtain the views of different actors in the
language industry (Portuguese language service providers, companies
operating in Portuguese speaking countries and consumers) on the
importance of translating and localizing "User Guides" and "Service
Manuals" into Portuguese (both European and Brazilian).
Herewith, I would like to ask your cooperation to fill in a brief survey, in
case you are translators into Portuguese, either a: