United States

Position Classification Standards for White Collar Work

"Position classification standards provide information used in determining the occupational series and title for positions performing white collar work in the Federal Government. They also provide grading criteria for positions classified under the General Schedule (GS) Classification System."

POPLINE Keyword Guide

"The POPLINE Keyword Guide is a compilation of 2,000+ keywords used to index documents represented in the POPLINE database. Use POPLINE keywords to build more targeted searches of the more than 340,000 records contained in the POPLINE database. Familiarity with this vocabulary will make you a better POPLINE searcher. POPLINE keywords are capitalized. In addition, commonly used synonyms and closely related concepts are included to help find the most relevant POPLINE keyword for the subject you are researching.

Peace and Security Studies Thesaurus

"The Thesaurus is displayed in a hierarchical and alphabetical fashion. The Thesaurus contains 1330 subject terms, including descriptors, and cross-references. At its core, the Thesaurus is meant to provide standardized terminology in the field of peace and security studies. As a controlled vocabulary, the Thesaurus addresses the information retrieval needs of the international affairs community by providing context for search terms."

Job Grading Standards for Trades, Craft, and Labor Positions

"Job grading standards provide information used in determining the occupational series and title of jobs performing trades, craft, and labor work in the Federal Government. They also provide grading criteria for positions classified under the Federal Wage System (FWS)."

General Schedule Qualification Standards

"This section contains the group coverage qualification standards, associated individual occupational requirements (IOR), and individual qualification standards covering white collar occupations in the Federal competitive service. These standards describe the minimum qualification requirements (for example, educational, medical, age, experience, etc.) for each occupational series. You may search for information about specific qualification requirements using either the Index by Series Number or Index by Series Title.

Product Classification

"The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established classifications for approximately 1,700 different generic types of devices and grouped them into 16 medical specialties referred to as panels. Each of these generic types of devices is assigned to one of three regulatory classes based on the level of control necessary to assure the safety and effectiveness of the device."

Code of Federal Regulations

"The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) annual edition is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis.

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