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Library of Congress Subject Headings - LC Linked Data Service

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. 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.

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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. 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: UKAT Thesaurus of Geographic Names Search Tips For the Find Name field, you may use AND and OR [e.g., 1) san carlos, 2) carlos OR charles, 3) carl* OR charl*, 4) san AND carlos, 5) carlos AND (san OR saint), 6) (carlos OR charles) AND (san OR saint)] Boolean operators must be in all caps (AND and OR). Wildcard is the asterisk (*); right truncation only. To find an exact match rather than a key word, use quotes [e.g., "carlos"]. There is an implied AND between the Find Name, Place Type, and Nation fields. About the TGNLearn about the purpose, scope and structure of the TGN.

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

Historical Thesaurus European Training Thesaurus Welcome to the European Training Thesaurus The European Training Thesaurus (ETT) constitutes the controlled vocabulary of reference for vocational education and training (VET) in Europe. It is used to describe and access the knowledge of its institution, Cedefop. It covers important topics of the Education and Training 2020 (ET 2020) framework such as: lifelong learning, quality of training, training systems, teachers and trainers, qualifications, certification of competences, vocational guidance, and others. It contains over 2,500 terms (1550 are descriptors, and 950 non descriptors). Non-descriptors are in italics and contain a reference to the preferred term (descriptor).

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. This service is influenced by -- and implements -- the Linked Data TheSage's English Dictionary and Thesaurus TheSage is a comprehensive English dictionary and thesaurus that provides a number of useful and in some cases unusual search tools. Please take a look at the feature list and documentation for details. We are linguists. Our interest in this project is academic, not commercial. TheSage is free.

Archival Description (Librarians and Archivists, Library of Congress) Subject cataloging depends on lists of controlled subject access vocabulary and thesauri. Library of Congress catalog records generally feature subject access points from one or more of the following thesauri and headings lists: Library of Congress Subject Headings Visual thesaurus for 'friend' word Getty Vocabularies The Getty vocabularies are now available as Linked Open Data. 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. Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary and thesaurus 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. 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.

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