Social sciences

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.

Gale Building and Construction Thesaurus

The Gale Building and Construction Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Technology Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes subject areas related to building materials, civil engineering, construction methods and techniques, construction equipment, and material properties. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 577 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Banking Thesaurus

The Gale Banking Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of banking. This includes terms related to the banking industry, financial institutions, savings banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions, as well as financial services such as bank accounts, ATMs, and bank loans. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 146 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Anthropology Thesaurus

The Gale Anthropology Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the origin, development, and varieties of human beings and their societies. It also includes terms related to the field of anthropology and its sub-disciplines, such as human culture, archaeology, antiquities, ethnic groups, nationalities, social rituals, manners, and customs. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 1,920 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

UPIANA Classification Scheme

"The UPIANA Classification Schedule forms part of a set of three special classification schedules developed by the Cataloging and Metadata Services Section of the University of the Philippines Diliman University Library. It was designed to meet an urgent need in the classification of its various special collections. While the University Library has chosen to adopt the United States Library of Congress Classification Schedules (LCC), catalogers have found it to be inadequate in handling most of the Filipiniana materials.

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