As a part of RID’s strategic goals, we focus on providing interpreters with the educational tools they need to excel and succeed at their profession. One way we are able to accomplish this objective is through the publications, communications, and products we offer to members.

As part of the benefits package of becoming a member of RID, individuals receive the following publications free of charge:

RID’s digital publication dedicated to the interpreting profession with a readership of more than 14,000, VIEWS is distributed quarterly to our members inbox. With member spotlights, announcements from the board, and engaging stories about issues impacting the interpreting community.

The Journal of Interpretation (JOI)
The Journal is an annual publication that includes articles, research reports and commentaries relevant to the interpreting field. The Journal reflects a broad, interdisciplinary approach to the interpretation and translation of languages. Please click here for a comprehensive list of the Table of Contents from past JOIs. To access these articles contact


RID’s catalog of publications, books, and reference materials offers a wide variety of titles relevant to the interpreting profession written by authors who have established distinguished careers and reputations as some of the most respected interpreters in their field. To browse and purchase a publication, please check out the RID online store.


RID Press is a professional publishing arm of RID. The mission of RID Press is to extend the reach and reputation of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) through the publication of scholarly, practical, artistic and educational materials that advance the learning and knowledge of the profession of interpreting. The Press seeks to reflect the mission of RID by publishing a wide range of works that promote recognition and respect for the language and culture of deaf people and the practitioners in the field.

Benefits of Publishing with RID Press?

  • Peer review by some of the profession’s most respected interpreters
  • Professional editing, composition and printing
  • Built in target audience through RID’s membership
  • Extensive marketing and distribution efforts
  • Industry standard royalties
  • The prestige of having your work published by the Association that represents the interpreting profession.


RID Publications is also a component of RID and focuses on publishing professional literature and association-related information. The main difference between RID Press and RID Publications is that RID Press concentrates on producing text books and other educational/instructional material. For example, RID Publications produces RID’s newsletter, VIEWS, The Journal of Interpretation and various RID brochures, like the Standard Practice Papers. RID Press published the books you will find in the RID catalog of publications.

If you need an order form to order any of these publications off-line, you can get that here.

Please contact RID for more information about RID Publications, RID Press or site.
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