Marie Lebert – CV [en]


linguist – librarian – researcher
* bilingual French-English, native French speaker, multilingual
* education for all, languages, cultures, social change, digital media
* researching, writing, translating, editing, proofreading, indexing

* Professional experience
* Professional memberships
* Education
* Books and articles on professional translators
* Articles on ebooks and languages
* Articles and translations on open access
* Books on digital media and languages [French]
* Books on digital media and languages [English]
* Books on digital media and languages [Spanish]
* Books and articles on medieval art
* Publications in three languages
* Timeless short stories

Professional experience

2005-2018: Linguist, librarian and researcher in Europe and America.
* Translator (from English into French), editor (in French) and proofreader (in French) for International Correspondents in Education (ICE), with expertise in vocational training, lifelong learning and social policy, including for the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the Education and Training Division of the European Commission.
* Bilingual research librarian and translator for the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE), Sorbonne University, including for a multilateral research programme funded by the European Commission, with an emphasis on education and teaching.
* Researcher conducting a project on professional translators – past and present – after conducting a trilingual (French, English, Spanish) project on digital media and languages, with 100 participants worldwide and study trips in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
* Guest journalist for ActuaLitté, a major French-language online magazine on books and culture.

1996-2004: Linguist and librarian for the International Labour Organization (ILO), with expertise in human rights, social rights and labour rights.
* Contributed (as a writer and translator) to the Annual Review under the Follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, including freedom of association, elimination of forced labour, abolition of child labour and elimination of discrimination at work.
* Contributed (as a librarian and translator) to the indexes and bibliographies of the French version (3rd edition) of the ILO Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety – print version and online version.
* Contributed (as an editor) to the French versions of several ILO publications.
* Translated (from English and Spanish into French) articles of Labour Education, a quarterly journal published by the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV).
* Contributed (as a translator) to the French version (5th edition) of the ILO Thesaurus, a compilation of terminology related to employment and vocational training.
* Catalogued international publications (books and journals) in Labordoc, the online catalogue of the ILO Library.
* Trained the staff of the ILO Library in the use of AACR2 (Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Version 2), USMARC (US Machine-Readable Cataloguing) and WorldCat.

1992-1996: Librarian for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), with expertise in governance and public policy.
* Created a library for SIGMA (Support for Improvement in Governance and Management), a joint programme of the OECD and the European Union covering administrative reform and national strategies, management of policy making, expenditure management, management of the public service and administrative oversight.
* Participated in the translation and editing of SIGMA’s website and some working papers.
* Catalogued publications (books and journals) of the OECD Library using the software MultiLis and the cataloguing rules AACR2 and CAN/MARC.
* Catalogued the full journal collection of the OECD Library in the new library system.

1985-1992: Librarian for various organizations.
* Created the library of the Alliance Française in Jerusalem, and contributed to the library catalogue of the French Biblical and Archaeological Institute (EBAF).
* Participated in the creation of the Memorial of Caen, Normandy, a museum around the D-Day, including for its iconography and its filmography.
* Participated in a number of regional projects in Normandy, including a survey of children libraries and a library for blind users.
* Reorganized the public library in Granville, Normandy, classified the existing collection of rare books and archives, and created a reference library and a lending library for adults and children.

Professional memberships

* Mediterranean Editors & Translators (MET) / about
* Swiss Silicon Valley Association (SVA) / about
* Project Gutenberg / about


2000: Doctorate of linguistics (digital media) from the Sorbonne University, Paris.
1997: UNESCO certificate of language proficiency in English.
1992: Certificate in English from the International Certificate Conference (ICC).
1987: Master of social science (societies and cultures) from the University of Caen, Normandy.
1987: Master of history (art history) from the University of Caen, Normandy.

Books and articles on professional translators

2017 [en] A dictionary of famous translators through the ages
2017 [en] Some famous women translators of the past
2017 [en] Women translators in past and present times [bibliography]
2017 [en] A short history of translation through the ages [web version]
2017 [en] A history of translation through the ages [IAPTI]
2017 [en] Minority languages on the web [book]
2017 [es] Las lenguas minoritarias en una web [libro]
2017 [fr] Les langues minoritaires sur le web [livre]
2017 [en] A better life for professional translators [project]

Articles on ebooks and languages

2016 [fr] Articles dans ActuaLitté
2016 [fr] Interview sur la lecture numérique [Labo de l’Edition]
2016 [en] Interview on digital reading [Barcelona]
2016 [fr] Le bibliothécaire, héros des temps modernes
2016 [en] A tribute to librarians, heroes of modern times
2016 [en] A 15-year research project on ebooks (2000-16)
2015 [fr] Chronologie du livre numérique des origines à nos jours
2015 [es] Cronología del libro digital desde sus inicios hasta hoy
2015 [en] eBooks: a timeline from 1971 until now
2014 [fr] “Quelques amers dans le vaste océan du net” [Jean-Paul]
2013 [es] Desde París hasta San Francisco en un ebook
2011 [fr] L’ebook a 40 ans (1971-2011) [ActuaLitté]
2011 [en] eBooks: 1971-2011 [Project Gutenberg News]
2011 [fr] B comme Bibliothèque [pdf]
2011 [en] L for Library [pdf]
2011 [es] Con B de Biblioteca [pdf]

Articles and translations on open access

[as an author]
2016 [fr] 35 questions sur l’accès ouvert à la recherche
2015 [en] Open access: a “chronology” (or timeline) [album]
2015 [es] Diez puntos clave para comprender el acceso abierto
2013 [en] DOAJ offers 10,000 open access journals worldwide
[as a translator]
2016 [fr] Qu’est-ce que l’accès ouvert? [Peter Suber] [OpenEdition Press]
2012 [fr] Présentation de l’accès ouvert [Peter Suber] [DASH]
2012 [fr] Une très brève introduction à l’accès ouvert [Peter Suber] [DASH]

Books on digital media and languages [French]

2015 [fr] Le Livre 010101 (1971-2015) [version web] [Enssib]
2015 [fr] Livres et articles sur un web multilingue [table]
2012 [fr] Le web, une encyclopédie multilingue [Enssib]
2011 [fr] L’ebook a 40 ans (1971-2011) [Enssib]
2010 [fr] Le livre, de l’imprimé au numérique [Enssib]
2010 [fr] Booknologie – le livre numérique (1971-2010) [album]
2010 [fr] Les langues sur le web
2009 [fr] Une courte histoire de l’ebook [Enssib]
2009 [fr] L’internet et les langues
2008 [fr] Les technologies et le livre pour tous
2007 [fr] Les mutations du livre à l’heure de l’internet [Enssib]
2007 [fr] Le Dictionnaire du NEF
2003 [fr] Le Livre 010101 – tome 1 (1993-1998) [Enssib]
2003 [fr] Le Livre 010101 – tome 2 (1998-2003) [Enssib]
2002 [fr] Entretiens / Interviews / Entrevistas [Enssib]
2002 [fr] Entretiens (1998-2001)
2001 [fr] Le Livre 010101 – enquête
2000 [fr] De l’imprimé à l’internet
2000 [fr] Le multilinguisme sur le web

Books on digital media and languages [English]

2016 [en] Books and articles across borders and languages [contents]
2012 [en] The web, a multilingual encyclopedia
2011 [en] The eBook is 40 years old (1971-2011) [excerpts]
2011 [en] 40 years of Project Gutenberg – a mini guide [overview]
2010 [en] Booknology – the eBook (1971-2010) [album]
2009 [en] A short history of ebooks
2009 [en] The internet and languages
2008 [en] Technology and books for all [interactive pdf by Marc Autret]
2002 [en] Interviews / Entretiens / Entrevistas
2002 [en] Interviews (1998-2001)
2000 [en] From the print media to the internet
2000 [en] Multilingualism on the web

Books on digital media and languages [Spanish]

2016 [es] Libros y artículos en una web multilingüe [índice]
2016 [es] El Libro 010101 (1971-2015) [índice]
2012 [es] La web, una enciclopedia multilingüe
2011 [es] El ebook tiene 40 años (1971-2011)
2010 [es] Del libro impreso al libro digital
2010 [es] Booknología – el libro digital (1971-2010) [album]
2009 [es] Una corta historia del ebook
2009 [es] El internet y los idiomas
2008 [es] Las tecnologías y el libro para todos
2002 [es] Entrevistas / Entretiens / Interviews
2002 [es] Entrevistas (1998-2001)

Books and articles on medieval art

2017 [fr] Les manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel à travers les âges [version web]
2017 [en] The Mont Saint-Michel manuscripts through the ages [web version]
2016 [fr] La Tapisserie de Bayeux à travers les âges [version web]
2016 [en] The Bayeux Tapestry through the ages [web version]
2016 [fr] Le vin normand à l’époque médiévale [version web]
2016 [en] Norman wine in medieval times [web version]
2016 [fr] L’art roman dans la baie du Mont Saint-Michel [album]
2016 [en] Romanesque art in the Mont Saint-Michel Bay [album]
2011 [fr] La Jérusalem médiévale
2010 [fr] L’art roman dans le Sud-Manche
2010 [fr] L’art roman dans le Sud-Manche – album

Publications in three languages

Publications at Internet Archive [2000-2017]
Publications at Project Gutenberg [2000-2012]
Publications at ManyBooks [2000-2010]

Timeless short stories

[fr] Lune [six nouvelles hors du temps] [Tumblr]
[en] Moon [six timeless stories about books]
[es] Luna [seis cuentos atemporales sobre libros]
[fr] Bille [court roman galactique intemporel]
[en] Marble [short timeless galactic novel]

Written by marielebert

2018/05/01 at 07:00