economic cooperation

International Development Research Centre Library Thesaurus

"When the IDRC Library began to index the material in its collection and to build a data base using the ISIS computer systems, the OECD's Macrothesaurus was selected as the source of descriptors for indexing and retrieval. At that time it was hoped that the international and other organizations also using the Macrothesaurus would construct a joint operation to keep it up to date and to modify it in the light of experience.

Macrothesaurus for Information Processing in the Field of Economic and Social Development

"An early tool for the referencing of development terms, that became an indispensable tool for the libraries and documentation centres of both developing and developed countries cataloguing work on economic development."