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Universities and Interpreter Certification
Translation and Interpreting : the International Journal of Translation and Interpreting Research
Interpreter certification is a relatively recent trend in the interpreting profession, but it is rapidly gaining favor as a mechanism for guaranteeing quality for the users of interpreting services. This article begins with a definition of terms and a brief discussion of the history of interpreter certification in different countries. Then it analyzes the thorny issues that have arisen as different certification programs have developed, most particularly the contrast between high expectationsdoi:10.12807/ti.105201.2013.a03 fatcat:vrtpwyexurccxjh67ukd5jqvua