Social sciences

Gale Industries Thesaurus

The Gale Industries Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of distinct groups of productive or profit-making industries, enterprises, companies, and firms. This includes terms such as advertising agencies, airlines, automobile industry, clothing stores, drugstores, electric utilities, engineering services, health clubs, law firms, petroleum industry, supermarkets, and weapons industry. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Human Resource Management Thesaurus

The Gale Human Resource Management Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the field of management that has responsibility for recruiting, hiring, training, developing, compensating, managing, and supervising employees. It also includes descriptors associated with employer-employee relations in general and terms related to affirmative action, career development, benefits, compensation, employees and employers, employment, labor relations, labor unions, strikes, wages, and the work environment.

Gale Finance Thesaurus

The Gale Finance Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of international, domestic, corporate, and personal finance. This includes terms related to bankruptcy, budgets, capital, cash management, contracts, credit, debt, income, inflation, interest, mortgages, profit, property, public expenditures, savings, speculation, and wealth. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 733 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Facilities Thesaurus

The Gale Facilities Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus and includes subject areas related to a number of types of facilities, buildings, structures, and locations at which commercial or industrial enterprises conduct their manufacturing, distribution, or retail operations. Hospitals, other healthcare-related facilities, and laboratories are included, but recreational and educational facilities are not. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Energy Thesaurus

The Gale Energy Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Technology thesaurus in the narrower domain of the production, distribution, regulation, and uses of energy resources, including new sources/production methods and their environmental ramifications. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 702 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Education Thesaurus

The Gale Education Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus in the narrower domain of teaching, training, and learning. It includes terms about educational institutions and facilities, students, programs, administration, policies and practices, concepts and theories; educational standards, testing; and specific types of school, training and trade schools, specialized training, and professional schools. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Economics Thesaurus

The Gale Economics Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus in the narrower domain of economic theories, principles, systems, policies, practices, concepts, and conditions. Also provided are terms related to the field of economics and its sub-disciplines including consumption, distribution, prices, costs, supply and demand, and economic development. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 570 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Currency and Coinage Thesaurus

The Gale Currency and Coinage Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of currency, government notes, and bank notes that are in circulation as a medium of exchange. This includes terms related to money, coins, paper money, counterfeiting, and foreign exchange. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 129 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Commerce Thesaurus

The Gale Commerce Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the exchange of goods or commodities between different countries, or between different regions of the same country. This includes terms related to international trade, exports, imports, tariffs, balance of trade, free trade and protection, customs administration, interstate commerce, freight, shipping, trucking, commercial aviation, commercial policy, and commercial treaties. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Business Thesaurus

The Gale Business thesaurus is a large, general business thesaurus in the domains of accounting, advertising, agriculture, banking, commerce, currency and coinage, finance, human resources, industries, insurance, investments, management, marketing, labor, products and services, public relations, real estate, and taxation. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 6,936 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

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