Marie Lebert – CV [en]

linguist – librarian – researcher
* bilingual French-English, fluent in Spanish, multilingual
* education for all, languages, cultures, social change, technology

* Professional experience / Professional memberships / Education
* Articles on languages / Articles on ebooks
* Books in English / Books in French / Books in Spanish
* Open access / Medieval art / Short stories / Bibliographies

Professional experience

2005-2019: Linguist, librarian and researcher.
* Translator, editor and proofreader for International Correspondents in Education, with expertise in vocational training, lifelong learning, employment and migration, including for the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the Education and Training Division of the European Commission.
* Research librarian and translator for the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE), Sorbonne University, with a focus on educational modules for a multilateral research programme.
* Researcher conducting a trilingual research project (French, English, Spanish) on (a) ebooks and languages and (b) the multilingual web, 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, labour rights and social 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 editions of several ILO publications.
* Translated 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 on 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 its 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 in Normandy, France.
* Participated in the creation of the Memorial of Caen, a museum around the D-Day, including for its iconography and its filmography.
* Participated in regional projects, including a survey of children libraries and a library for blind users.
* Reorganised the public library in Granville, 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 in linguistics & information science (digital media) from the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE), Sorbonne University, Paris.
1997: UNESCO certificate of language proficiency in English.
1992: Certificate in English from the International Certificate Conference (ICC).
1987: Master’s degree in social science (societies and cultures) from the University of Caen, Normandy.
1987: Master’s degree in history (art history) from the University of Caen, Normandy.

Articles on languages

2019 [fr] Articles dans ActuaLitté
2019 [en] The multilingual web – a timeline
2019 [es] La web multilingüe – una cronología
2019 [fr] Le web multilingue – une chronologie
2019 [en] Minority and endangered languages on the web
2019 [es] Las lenguas minoritarias y amenazadas en la web
2019 [fr] Les langues minoritaires et menacées sur le web
2019 [en] Computational linguistics – short glossary
2019 [en] A better life for professional translators [project]
2019 [en] A short history of translation through the ages
2019 [en] Some famous women translators of the past
2019 [en] Women translators in past and present times [bibliography]

Articles on ebooks

2019 [fr] Articles dans ActuaLitté
2016 [fr] Interview sur la lecture numérique [Labo de l’Edition]
2016 [en] Interview on digital reading [Barcelona]
2016 [en] A 15-year research project on ebooks
2015 [en] eBooks: a timeline from 1971 until now
2015 [es] El libro digital: cronología desde 1971 hasta hoy
2015 [fr] Le livre numérique: chronologie de 1971 à nos jours
2014 [fr] “Quelques amers dans le vaste océan du net” [Jean-Paul]
2013 [es] Desde París hasta San Francisco en un ebook
2011 [en] eBooks: 1971-2011 [Project Gutenberg News]
2011 [fr] L’ebook a 40 ans (1971-2011) [ActuaLitté]

Books in English

2019 [en] History of translation from Antiquity to the 20th century [+ web version]
2019 [en] Dictionary of famous translators through the ages [+ web version]
2019 [en] The saga of the multilingual web [+ web version]
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]
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 in French

2019 [fr] La saga du web multilingue [+ version web]
2015 [fr] Le Livre 010101 (1971-2015) [+ version web] [+ Enssib]
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 in Spanish

2019 [es] La saga de la web multilingüe [+ versión web]
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) [+ álbum]
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)

Open access

[as an author]
2016 [en] Open access: a timeline (or chronology) [+ album]
2016 [fr] 35 questions sur l’accès ouvert à la recherche
2015 [es] Diez puntos clave para comprender el acceso abierto
2013 [en] DOAJ: 10,000 open access journals in 154 countries
[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]

Medieval art

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

Short stories

2019 [en] Moon [timeless stories] [+ drawings]
2019 [es] Luna [cuentos atemporales] [+ dibujos]
2019 [fr] Lune [nouvelles hors du temps] [+ dessins]
2019 [en] Marble [galactic novel] [+ drawings]
2019 [fr] Bille [roman galactique] [+ dessins]
2018 [en] A tribute to librarians
2018 [es] Homenaje al bibliotecario
2018 [fr] Hommage au bibliothécaire
2011 [en] L for Library [+ web version]
2011 [es] B de Biblioteca [+ versión web]
2011 [fr] B comme Bibliothèque [+ version web]


Publications in the Community Texts of the Internet Archive [2000-2019]
Publications in Project Gutenberg [2000-2012]
Writing across the planet [short selection]

Written by marielebert

2019-09-01 at 07:00