In case of a "16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem" error message, consult the Microsoft help page at (In Windows Vista, running the self-extractors as administrator is recommended. Running one of the self-extractors as an ordinary user typically produces the useless error message C:\Users\username\Local\Temp\_INS0432. (An alternative to running a self-extractor as a program is to change the extension to , extract the contents, and run in the folder containing the extracted files.) (Using XP compatibility mode may also help with some problems.) (In Windows XP and Vista, the applications are best viewed with "Windows and Buttons" set to "Windows Classic Style".) (There are no specifically 64-bit versions of these programs, nor are there likely to be. Article on using TheW32: Software for building and editing thesauri. This page is rather out of date and is not being actively maintained.
It is retained here because some of the information is still valid, but users should check with suppliers of software packages for current information. We are discussing the transfer of this page to someone else who will maintain it, and when that happens a link to the new site will be given here. - Leonard Will. How to Use the TGN Online. 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. The TGN is an evolving vocabulary, growing and changing thanks to contributions from Getty projects and other institutions. F.A.Q. about the TGNHere you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions about the thesaurus. TGN@getty.eduClick here to send a message to the TGN editors. Use of the TGNCopyright © 2015 The J. Download The AIATSIS Thesauri. Conditions Of Use This work is copyright.
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Editor's Note: Be sure to take a look at this article's companion piece, also by Jessica and Susan, entitled "Metadata Projects and Standards," for an overview of the variety of emerging and often conflicting projects for standardizing electronic resources. Also see the extensive list of metadata project and resource links referenced in the text. For a look into how an organization actually applies a metadata scheme to its own corporate intranet, read Kelly Doran's piece, "Metadata for a Corporate Intranet," in this issue.
Cathro. Australian Thesaurus of Education Descriptors. Thesaurus Construction - Glossary. Broader term The superordinate term in a hierarchical relation.
A symbol used in a thesaurus to identify the following terms as broader terms to the heading term. Chain A sequence of terms in which the class represented by each term includes all the classes represented by the terms that follow that term. Controlled indexing. LC Thesaurus of Graphic Materials - About. Course: Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design (The Digital Library Environment (Cat21)). Catalogers Learning Workshop, Program for Cooperative Cataloging, Library of Congress. Back to Workshop Course Materials Download the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF documents.
Course Description The Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design course provides an overview of these topics. It presents a rationale for the use of controlled vocabularies and prepares catalogers to participate in the development of specialized thesauri or glossaries for specific projects. During the course, attendees explore the following: TGM I. Summary of Features: I.A. Scope and Purpose: LC Thesaurus for Graphic Materials. Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I) INTRODUCTION (1995 printed edition) I.
TGM I: Summary of Features The Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I) provides a substantial body of terms for subject indexing of pictorial materials, particularly the large general collections of historical images which are found in many libraries, historical societies, archives, and museums. Developed to support the cataloging and retrieval needs of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, TGM I is offered to other institutions in the hope that it will fill similar needs and will promote standardization in image cataloging. TGM I is primarily designed for automated cataloging and indexing systems and is authorized for use in MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) records. TGM I is designed as a tool both for those who create catalog records and for those who search for them.
Go to: Library of CongressLegal | External Link Disclaimer. TGM I - LC Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I) ERIC Thesaurus. A thesaurus provides a standard language or set of terms with which to describe a subject area.
Applied to indexing of a database, it indicates to a searcher which terms to use to retrieve the maximum number of relevant documents. The thesaurus terms are used by indexers to describe the contents of publications in a consistent, comprehensive and concise manner. These terms are listed in the Descriptors field (DE=) of each record added to the database. When logged into CSA Illumina, you may browse for terms via a hierarchical, alphabetical, or rotated index display using our interactive Thesaurus Search. These display formats allow you to navigate the thesaurus alphabetically or through the hierarchical relationships between terms.
Art & Architecture Thesaurus. Search Tips For the Find Term or Note field, you may use AND and OR (all in upper case) [e.g., 1) windsor chairs, 2) chairs OR rockers, 3) chairs OR rockers OR armchairs, 4) bow-back AND windsor, 5) windsor AND (rockers OR chairs), 6) (windsor OR boston) AND (rockers OR chairs)]. Wildcard is the asterisk (*); right truncation only. To find an exact match rather than a key word in the Find Term field, use quotes [e.g., "chairs"]. If you wish to search the term and note together, click on the buttons for AND or OR. About the AATLearn about the purpose, scope and structure of the AAT. The AAT is an evolving vocabulary, growing and changing thanks to contributions from Getty projects and other institutions.
F.A.Q. about the AATHere you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions about the thesaurus. AAT@getty.eduClick here to send a message to the AAT editors. Use of the AATCopyright © 2015 The J. Controlled Vocabulary: your site for information on Keyword, Hierarchical Classification, Thesauri, Taxonomy and Subject Heading systems used to describe images in databases (Thesaurus, facet classification, hierarchy) UNESCO THESAURUS. British Museum Object Names Thesaurus. Contents IntroductionRules for Compilation of the ThesaurusBibliographyWorking PartyList of Top Terms for the Object Names ThesaurusCopyrightAlphabetical listing with relationships:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, ZSimple list of terms:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z Note on This Version Introduction A Collections Data Management Section (CDMS) Working Party was set up in the 1980s to analyse the terms used to record object names in the British Museum, and to incorporate them into an on-line thesaurus.
Hierarchical and other standard thesaural relationships were added, as well as explanatory notes where appropriate. The thesaurus architecture is based on ISO 2788. Curatorial advice has been sought at all stages of the project, and a number of publications were consulted, which are listed in the bibliography. PT: Preferred Term. BT: Broad Term (a PT may have more than one BT). [Top of page ] Punctuation. Welcome to APT - the Australian Pictorial Thesaurus. Thesaurus Design for Information Systems. In a humorous introduction, Dr. Sherry Vellucci, who teaches cataloging at St. John's University, suggested that Bella Hass Weinberg became involved in thesaurus construction through her love of hats. Bella wished to answer such questions as: When did women start wearing hats — and why? What were the first hats made of?
She took her request to the library of a well-known fashion institute. "Versace's friends passed the hat to help him. Thesaurus construction tools & software. HILT Sources: Thesauri A-Z. This list will continue to be updated. Please feel free to recommend any thesauri that may be missing. We are hoping in the near future to organise the following according to subject. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Access to Asian Vegetables Thesaurus - Thesaurus of the key Asian Vegetables and the different names that these vegetables are also commonly known under.
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