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: De Vorsey, K.L.; Elson, C.; Gregorev, N.P.; Hansen, J. 2006. 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 This page is rather out of date and is not being actively maintained.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. Each place is represented in the results list by its preferred name (in Vernacular or English, depending upon how the language is set; see #4 above) and place type.
The preferred name is highlighted (in blue). On the line below the name is the parent string for the place, listing broader contexts in descending order. The number in square brackets is the unique numeric identifier (Subject ID) for the place in the TGN database. All names that matched the query are in the results list. If a name that matched the query is not the preferred name, it will be listed under the parent string, in black letters. 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. Download The AIATSIS Thesauri. Conditions Of Use This work is copyright.
You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form (retaining AIATSIS copyright statement) only for non-commercial use. Metadata: Cataloging by Any Other Name. Metadata: Cataloging by Any Other Name ... by Jessica Milstead and Susan Feldman ONLINE, January 1999Copyright © Information Today, Inc.
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 Indexing with terms from a controlled vocabulary, such as a thesaurus. Enumerative Of an indexing or classification scheme, listing or enumerating terms explicitly, rather than making provision for synthesizing them.
Equivalent term. LC Thesaurus of Graphic Materials - About. No images are digitized | No jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress | View All The Thesaurus for Graphic Materials is a tool for indexing visual materials by subject and by genre/format.
The thesaurus includes more than 7,000 subject terms and 650 genre/format terms to index types of photographs, prints, design drawings, ephemera, and other pictures. In 2007, the subject and genre/format vocabularies, previously maintained separately, were merged into a single list and migrated to new software, MultiTes.
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. 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. TGM I - LC Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I) Compiled by Prints and Photographs Division Library of Congress As of October 2007, the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials I: Subject Terms (TGM I) and the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials II: Genre and Physical Characteristic Terms (TGM II) were merged into a single vocabulary, the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials, and migrated to new software.
The merged TGM is available for searching in the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC). 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.
</b></p> 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. 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. Other thesauri, glossaries and terminology databases Thesauri. British Museum Object Names Thesaurus. Contents. 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 According to Dr. 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. About Thesauri. © 2000.
Jessica L. Milstead. All Rights Reserved. Publications on thesaurus construction and use. - including some references to facet analysis, taxonomies, ontologies, topic maps and related issues.