United Kingdom

Gazetteer of British Place Names

"The Gazetteer provides an exhaustive Place Name Index to Great Britain, containing over 50,000 entries. It lists the historic county and the main administrative areas in which each place lies. It forms a valuable resource for those working in the media, tourism, heritage, publishing or education. It is also of great value for local and family historians."

Local Government Classification Scheme

"This Local Government Classification Scheme (LGCS) is published on behalf of the Records Management Society of Great Britain, Local Government Group. Its objective is to promote improved records management practices within local government.
Use - A fileplan with retention schedules it supports local authorities in the areas of Data Protection, Freedom of Information and the Local Government Act."

British Education Thesaurus

"The British Education Index continues to serve its original, 50-year old, purpose as an independent subject and author index to the contents of significant education journals published in the UK. Within limitiations imposed by its self-financing status, the BEI also seeks to identify information from an increasingly diverse research environment, particularly addressing texts on the Internet and events, as detailed below.

English Heritage Defence Of Britain Thesaurus

"Types of defensive monuments relating to the 20th century in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. English Heritage takes a leading role in setting standards for recording the built and buried heritage. By setting standards that can be adopted by everyone, we can make sure that all records are consistent. In other words, if everyone uses the same words to describe the same monument, archaeological object, building material, etc, then anyone using this common language can easily index, retrieve and understand these records.

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