Basic Concepts Classification

"The purpose of the Basic Concepts Classification is first to identify an extensive and hierarchically organized set of ‘basic concepts’: concepts that can readily be understood across disciplines and cultures. Second, all scholarly works can be classified in terms of combinations of these basic concepts. The Basic Concepts Classification thus provides a basis for a universal non-discipline-based classification.

Canadian Immigration and Citizenship Indexing Terms

"The Canadian Immigration and Citizenship Indexing Terms is a bilingual standardized vocabulary developed to facilitate the indexing and retrieval of resources available from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). In addition to the indexing and searching functions, the Indexing Terms is meant to clarify terminology and provide a standard, common language for use within the fields of citizenship and immigration.