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Romanesque Art

"Throughout the 11th and 12th centuries there was a growing spirit of religious fervour in Europe. Groups of pilgrims embarked upon journeys to holy sites and the Crusades were organized to set the Holy Land free from the Muslims. At the same time, more and more devotees renounced the mundane world to retire into religious communities called monasteries. Soon monks gained great influence on all aspects of contemporary society.

Glossary of Housing Terms

"Formerly titled A Glossary of House-Building and Site-Development Terms, this invaluable reference text has been used for three decades by people in the housing industry and by university and college students enrolled in construction-related education programs. Completely revised, this comprehensive, up-to-date glossary incorporates more than 300 new definitions to reflect current construction terminology."

Library of Avalon Classification System

"The Library's classification system is unique, having been devised specifically for its purpose by the Founders (who based it upon the Bliss system), and formally copyrighted in 1990. It provides far more subcategories than would the Dewey decimal classification system. It is entirely alphabetical, the first two letters being the category code, the remaining three being the first three letters of the author's surname (with precedence rules for such names as macDonald, tenEyck or duMaurier).

Tesauro de Política Criminal Latinoamericana

"El propósito de este proyecto es el desarrollo de un sistema de tratamiento y recupe ración de la información jurídico documental en materia penal que le permita al funcionario judicial y al operador del Derecho contar con información actualizada, sistemática y oficial en el ámbito de la jurisprudencia, la legislación y la doctrina. (...) Este instrumento es el resultado de la fusión del Tesauro Criminólogo y

"The purpose of this project is the development of a system for the treatment and recovery of legal documentary information in criminal matters that allows the judicial officer and the legal operator to have updated, systematic and official information in the field of jurisprudence , Legislation and doctrine (...) This instrument is the result of the merger of the Criminologist Thesaurus and

Tesauro del Medio Ambiente para América Latina y el Caribe

"Para una mejor comprensión del tema y adecuada aplicación de los descriptores en el proceso de análisis de información ambiental, hemos considerado necesario presentar en la primera parte del tesauro, los módulos o grandes categorías bajo los cuales se han agrupado los descriptores.
Estas categorías ofrecen una visión de conjunto de los componentes del medio ambiente y coinciden con la organización que le otorgan la mayoría de los especialistas, para estudiar el contexto ambiental latinoamericano.

"For a better understanding of the subject and adequate application of the descriptors in the process of analysis of environmental information, we considered it necessary to present in the first part of the thesaurus, the modules or large categories under which the descriptors have been grouped.
These categories offer an overview of the components of the environment and coincide with the organization that is given by the majority of specialists to study the Latin American environmental context.

Tesauro Online

"El Tesauro es un conjunto ordenado y abierto de términos de un área temática, sobre los que se ha realizado un control de la sinonimia y la homonimia, lo que permite encontrar las palabras clave (descriptores) para sintetizar adecuadamente los documentos y facilitar su ubicación en la Base de Datos, constituyéndose en un puente entre la terminología del autor y el interés específico del lector.

"The Thesaurus is an orderly and open set of terms of a thematic area, on which a synonymy and homonymy control has been made, which allows to find the key words (descriptors) to adequately synthesize the documents and facilitate their location In the Database, constituting a bridge between the terminology of the author and the specific interest of the reader.

Glossario di Organizzazione della Conoscenza

"Versione estesa e aggiornata del glossario pubblicato nel libro 'Organizzare la conoscenza : dalle biblioteche all'architettura dell'informazione per il Web' di Claudio Gnoli, Vittorio Marino e Luca Rosati, Hops, 2006. Hanno collaborato Fulvio Mazzocchi e Riccardo Ridi.
Le voci in italiano sono scritte in tondo, mentre i loro equivalenti inglesi in corsivo. L'illustrazione dei termini ha soprattutto uno scopo esplicativo e non pretende di costituire una definizione perfetta ed esaustiva."

"Extended and up-to-date version of the glossary published in Claudio Gnoli, Vittorio Marino, and Luca Rosati, Hops, 2006. Collaboration with Fulvio Mazzocchi and Riccardo Ridi in the book 'Organizing knowledge: from libraries to the information architecture for the Web'.
The entries in Italian are written in round, while their English equivalents in italics. The illustration of terms is above all an explanatory purpose and does not pretend to constitute a perfect and exhaustive definition. "

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