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Setting Up Translation Features

Translating the Interface

If enabled by the library administrator, you can change the interface text of EBSCOhost from English to:

  • Arabic
  • Greek
  • Russian
  • Bahasa Indonesian
  • Hebrew
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Hungarian
  • Slovenian
  • Croatian
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Czech
  • Japanese
  • Swedish
  • Danish
  • Korean
  • Thai
  • Dutch
  • Norwegian
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Finnish
  • Persian
  • Turkish
  • French
  • Polish
 
  • German
  • Romanian
 

You can enable interface translation on many EBSCO interfaces, including EBSCOhost, the Business Searching Interface, and Literary Reference Center. However, not all interfaces offer the translation feature.

Translating the HTML Full Text of an Article

If enabled by the library administrator, translation of the HTML full text of an article may also be available in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Bulgarian
  • Hindi
  • Romanian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Hungarian
  • Russian
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Serbian
  • Czech
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Danish
  • Japanese
  • Swedish
  • Dutch
  • Korean
  • Thai
  • French
  • Norwegian
  • Turkish
  • German
  • Pashto
  • Ukrainian
  • Greek
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Urdu
  • Hausa
  • Polish
 

Note: Due to copyright, royalty and licensing restrictions, certain publishers do not allow the translation of an article to another language.

Translation Features

To enable translation of the interface:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at http://eadmin.ebscohost.com/.

  2. Click the Customize Services Tab. Select the appropriate Group and Profile from the drop-down lists.

  3. Click the Multilingual Options Sub-Tab.

  4. Allow user to change languages dynamically during the session – select Yes to display the Language drop-down list on the top-right hand corner of the toolbar on EBSCOhost and other interfaces. When the user selects a different language, the interface is translated into the appropriate language “on-the-fly. “

  5. Click Submit.

To enable HTML Full Text Translation:

  1. Log in to EBSCOadmin at http://eadmin.ebscohost.com/.

  2. Click the Customize Services Tab. Select the appropriate Group and Profile from the drop-down lists.

  3. Click the Multilingual Options Sub-Tab.

  4. Language Translation for Full Text – select On to display the Translation button and Language drop-down list.

  5. Click Submit.

Interface Translation Features on EBSCOhost
  • Interface translation from the Preferences Screen

    Translation Features

  • Interface Translation from the Top Toolbar

    Translation Features

  • Article Translation from the HTML Full Text Screen

    Translation Features