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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.

Gale Marketing Thesaurus

The Gale Marketing Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of marketing. This includes terms related to sales, consumers, merchandizing, distribution, packaging, buying and selling, product development and introduction, and types of retailers. Marketing terms pertaining to specific types of products or industries are included. This thesaurus does not include terms dealing with advertising, which are in the Gale Advertising Thesaurus instead. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Management Thesaurus

The Gale Management Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of business management. This includes terms related to corporations, businesses, executives, types of enterprises, and management and organizational theory. Most terms are not industry specific and this thesaurus does not include terms pertaining to business for which there are more specific terms, such as finance and accounting, marketing and advertising, commerce, human resources, investments, or public relations.

Gale Literature Thesaurus

The Gale Literature Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Humanities Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes subject areas related to authorship, literary criticism, cultural movements, fiction and nonfiction, literary forms and techniques, and literary occupations. Specific areas include literary genres, publishing, literary techniques, literary movements and groups, journalism, creative writing, reading, print formats such as books and periodicals, and oral traditions such as storytelling. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Library Science Thesaurus

The Gale Library Science Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences thesaurus in the narrower domain of organizing knowledge and information, other than the purely philosophical terms. Also covered are library processes such as cataloging, as well as the business aspects such as abstracting and indexing services. Terms also describe kinds of libraries (e.g., government libraries, medical libraries) and cover related fields of information science, knowledge management, and information storage and retrieval.

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