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Library of Congress Subject Headings - LC Linked Data Service. Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) has been actively maintained since 1898 to catalog materials held at the Library of Congress.

Library of Congress Subject Headings - LC Linked Data Service

By virtue of cooperative cataloging other libraries around the United States also use LCSH to provide subject access to their collections. In addition LCSH is used internationally, often in translation. LCSH in this service includes all Library of Congress Subject Headings, free-floating subdivisions (topical and form), Genre/Form headings, Children's (AC) headings, and validation strings* for which authority records have been created. The content includes a few name headings (personal and corporate), such as William Shakespeare, Jesus Christ, and Harvard University, and geographic headings that are added to LCSH as they are needed to establish subdivisions, provide a pattern for subdivision practice, or provide reference structure for other terms. Library of Congress Subject Headings PDF Files. LCSH Browser. This database contains about 6.2 million Library of Congress Subject Headings, set up for browsing by the authority headings themselves but also by phrases and even words contained in the headings.

LCSH Browser

The large majority of the records are for personal names and name/title combinations. This is in a very early stage! Little time and no funding was available for it, so please don't expect perfection. How can this help? Looking for publications on French poems written by female authors, what do you enter? How to browse [There's Boolean searching as well] After clicking on any term, you get four links displayed: one does a Worldcat search, the second a Google Books search, then a search in LibraryThing and in OpenLibrary. Browse LCSH is an allegro database. Library of Congress Authorities (Search for Name, Subject, Title and Name/Title) LC Linked Data Service (Library of Congress) Introduction The Library of Congress Linked Data Service enables both humans and machines to programmatically access authority data at the Library of Congress.

LC Linked Data Service (Library of Congress)

This service is influenced by -- and implements -- the Linked Data movement's approach of exposing and inter-connecting data on the Web via dereferenceable URIs. Terms of Service The Library of Congress has prepared this vocabulary terminology system and is making it available as a public domain data set. Scope The scope of the Linked Data Service is to provide access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. URIs accessible at id.loc.gov only link to authority data -- that is, controlled vocabularies and the values within them. For this purpose. Goals The Library of Congress strives to communicate a clear usage policy for all vocabularies accessible through id.loc.gov.

Which vocabularies are included? How it works. Archival Description (Librarians and Archivists, Library of Congress) FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) is derived from the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), one the library domain’s most widely-used subject terminology schemas.

FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology)

The development of FAST has been a collaboration of OCLC Research and the Library of Congress. Work on FAST began in late 1998 FAST has been developed in large part to attempt to meet the perceived need for a general-use subject terminology scheme which is: simple to learn and apply, faceted-navigation-friendly, and modern in its design. The broad purpose of adapting the LCSH with a simplified syntax to create FAST is to retain the very rich vocabulary of LCSH while making the schema easier to understand, control, apply, and use. After full development, FAST has evolved into an eight-facet vocabulary with a universe of approximately 1.7 million headings across all facets. Background Impact Details The FAST authority file contains over 1,700,000 authority records. searchFAST assignFAST. UNESCO UNBIS Thesaurus. Cette version électronique constitue la quatrième édition du Thésaurus UNBIS, la première incluant toutes les langues officielles des Nations Unies : anglais, arabe, chinois, espagnol, français et russe.

"Il contient la terminologie utile pour l’analyse thématique des documents et autres publications relatifs aux programmes et activités de l’Organisation des Nations Unies. Il est utilisé comme le fichier d’autorité du Système d’information bibliographique de l’ONU (UNBIS)" – feillet

Le Thésaurus multilingue UNBIS est élaboré, au sein du Département de l’information, par la Bibliothèque Dag Hammarskjöld.

UNESCO UNBIS Thesaurus

Il contient la terminologie utile pour l’analyse thématique des documents et autres publications relatifs aux programmes et activités de l’Organisation des Nations Unies. Il est utilisé comme le fichier d’autorité du Système d’information bibliographique de l’ONU (UNBIS) et a été incorporé en tant que liste de sujets du Système de diffusion électronique des documents de l’ONU (SEDOC). Le Thésaurus UNBIS est un outil multidisciplinaire, abordant l'ensemble des domaines d’action de l’Organisation. Getty Vocabularies. The Getty vocabularies are now available as Linked Open Data.

Getty Vocabularies

Learn more. What is cinnabar? What is a rhyton? The Getty vocabularies contain structured terminology for art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, visual surrogates, conservation, and bibliographic materials. Compliant with international standards, they provide authoritative information for catalogers, researchers, and data providers. Catherine wheel or rose window? Mona Lisa or La Gioconda? Thebes or Diospolis? Titian or Tiziano Vecellio?