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Gale Physics Thesaurus

The Gale Physics Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. It includes terms associated with the study of matter, energy, and the interactions between matter and energy. Also included are terms associated with instruments and equipment used in physics research. Specific areas include mechanics, thermodynamics, forces, radiation, optics, acoustics, photonics, molecular physics, atomic physics, the phases of matter, quantum theory, and relativity and other areas of theoretical physics.

Gale Person Type Thesaurus

The Gale Person Type Thesaurus focuses on describing people by a range of statuses and characteristics including gender, age, social role, nationality and ethnicity, and occupation. Includes terms that represent statuses, affiliations, personal qualities, etc. by which people can be categorized. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 4,420 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Performing Arts Thesaurus

The Gale Performing Arts Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Humanities Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes subject areas related to acting and drama, comedy, entertainers, music, dance, films, opera, and theater. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 1,326 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Pathogens Thesaurus

The Gale Pathogens Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Health and Medicine Thesaurus in the narrower domain of organisms and substances that cause diseases or disorders in humans or animals. Examples include carcinogens, teratogens, and poisons. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 222 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Occupations Thesaurus

The Gale Occupations Thesaurus is a subset of the Gale Person Type Thesaurus and includes terms that represent vocational or professional pursuits. This thesaurus includes a full range of generic occupations covering subject areas such as agriculture, art, business, education, engineering, entertainment, government, information management, law, medicine, politics, science, sport, and transport. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 1,351 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Military and Naval Science Thesaurus

The Gale Military and Naval Science Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Technology Thesaurus in the narrower domain of defense, training of soldiers, weaponry and armor, military strategy, ROTC, and military applications of various technologies as well as transportation, surveillance, and anything else the military owns or uses. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 669 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Medical Personnel, Occupations and Services Thesaurus

The Gale Medical Personnel, Occupations and Services Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Health and Medicine Thesaurus in the narrower domain of healthcare professionals and their assistants, healthcare educators and researchers, healthcare services, healthcare service administrators, support personnel, and public health workers and officials. Subject descriptors also feature items related to the education and training of personnel in a particular medical discipline (e.g., nursing school) as well as veterinarians and the veterinary works and the services they offer.

Gale Medical Equipment, Technology and Procedures Thesaurus

The Gale Medical Equipment, Technology and Procedures Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Health and Medicine Thesaurus in the narrower domain of equipment, supplies (except drugs), technologies, and procedures used to diagnose, treat, or prevent human or animal diseases and disorders. This thesaurus also includes medical specialties (e.g., Obstetrics). All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 1,884 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Mathematics Thesaurus

The Gale Mathematics Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes terms associated with numbers and the use of numbers to count, measure, represent, or describe physical or abstract objects or the relationships or interrelations between such objects. Specific areas include number theory, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, discrete mathematics, mathematical analysis, and related fields. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Materials Technology Thesaurus

The Gale Materials Technology Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Technology Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the development, production, and use of metals, polymers, ceramics, semiconductors, and other materials in manufacturing, and the processes and technologies associated with them. Topics may include such things as film solar cells, super critical water oxidation, semiconductor developments, and other diverse processes and technologies. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

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