Social sciences

SCIS Subject Headings

"Includes subject headings specific to Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. Free 5 day trial, customers pay an annual subscription fee. SCIS Subject Headings is a comprehensive controlled vocabulary developed specifically to provide subject access in library catalogues in Australian and New Zealand schools. Both SCIS Subject Headings and Schools Online Thesaurus terms are used by SCIS Cataloguing Agencies when selecting or devising appropriate subject access for resources added to the SCIS database.

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 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). All terms are accessible through an alphabetical index in English (EN) and French (FR).

Education Resources Information Center Thesaurus

"The Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors (Thesaurus) is a controlled vocabulary – a carefully selected list of education-related words and phrases assigned to ERIC records to organize them by subject and make them easier to retrieve through a search. Searching by Descriptors involves selecting relevant terms from this controlled vocabulary to locate information on your topic. While you can also search ERIC using keywords of your choosing, you will get more precise search results if you use Thesaurus terms.

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