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Pocket Catholic Thesaurus

"Over a decade's, diligent research was devoted to a professional search for an existing thesaurus – to facilitate the classification, and processing, of all essential information on Roman Catholicism. Personal visits were made to Catholic Universities; many librarians and scholars were interviewed; extensive correspondence was exchanged with religious orders; specialized institutes were contacted; all applicable library science, and data-processing literature was analyzed. Two consistent responses emerged from the preponderance of respondents. First, 'There is no existing, broad-scope, professional-quality, Catholic-information, classification system!' Second, 'We sure need a practical, classification system to: promptly and efficiently process the overwhelming flood of incoming information; facilitate its entrance into the electronic era!' The reasons for the research and gradual development of the Thesaurus are discussed under five sub-headings: Information-processing, Broadness of application, Clarification of Catholic communication, Holiness-nurturing, Research-enhancement."

Titles
  • Pocket Catholic Thesaurus
KOS Type
Subject
Languages
  • en
URI http://bartoc.org/en/node/149
Homepage http://www.therealpresence.org/Thesaurus/intro.htm
Access
Format
Address
  • 718 Liberty Lane
  • Lombard
  • IL
  • 60148
  • United States
Languages
  • en