Standard Thesaurus Wirtschaft

"Der Standard-Thesaurus Wirtschaft (STW) bildet das weltweit umfassendste bilinguale Fachvokabular zur Repräsentation und Recherche wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Inhalte. Seine über 6.000 Schlagwörter in englischer und deutscher Sprache und mehr als 20.000 Synonymverweise decken alle ökonomischen Themenfelder und wichtigen benachbarten Sachgebiete ab. Der STW wird von der ZBW veröffentlicht und entsprechend den Veränderungen in der wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fachterminologie permanent weiterentwickelt.

"The STW Thesaurus for Economics is the world's most comprehensive bilingual thesaurus for representing and searching for economics-related content. With more than 6,000 subject headings in English and German and more than 20,000 synonyms it covers all economics-related subject areas and, on a broader level, the most important related subject fields. The STW is published and continuously further developed by the ZBW according to the latest changes in the economic terminology.


"AGROVOC is a controlled vocabulary covering all areas of interest of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, including food, nutrition, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, environment etc. It is published by FAO and edited by a community of experts.
AGROVOC consists of over 34,000 concepts available in 23 languages: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, English, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Malay, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish and Ukrainian.

Thesaurus Zorg en Welzijn

"De Thesaurus Zorg en Welzijn: de taal van het sociaal domein.
Meer dan 35.000 termen op het gebied van zorg en welzijn, zowel vaktaal als de taal van de burger. De termen beschrijven een breed terrein aan onderwerpen van elkaar overlappende sectoren: van vrijwilligerswerk tot lokaal sociaal beleid, van jeugdzorg tot ouderenzorg, van maatschappelijke dienstverlening tot medische zorg, van onderwijs tot vrijetijdsbesteding enz.

"The Thesaurus Care and Welfare: the language of the social domain.
More than 35,000 terms in health and well-being, both language and language of the citizen. The terms describe a wide range of subjects of overlapping sectors: from voluntary work to local social policy, from youth care to elderly care, from social services to medical care, from education to leisure activities, etc.

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."

Thesaurus Sozialwissenschaften

"Zurzeit enthält der Thesaurus ca. 12.000 Einträge, davon rund 8.000 Deskriptoren und rund 4.000 Synonym-Verweise. Er deckt alle Disziplinen der Sozialwissenschaften ab. Der Thesaurus steht in interaktiver Form mit eigener Benutzeroberfläche im Fachportal sowiport zur Verfügung. Der Thesaurus Sozialwissenschaften ist ein zentrales Instrument für inhaltsorientierte Recherchen in den Datenbanken SOFIS und SOLIS."

"The thesaurus currently contains about 12,000 entries, of which about 8,000 descriptors and around 4,000 synonyms, covers all disciplines of social sciences.The thesaurus is available in interactive form with its own user interface in the Fachportal sowiport The thesaurus of social sciences is a central one Instrument for content-oriented searches in the databases SOFIS and SOLIS. "

Classification of the Purposes of Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households

"In principle, COPNI classifies individual outlays of NPISHs according to the purpose they serve. In most countries, however, there is little information about the activities of NPISHs and so, for practical reasons, the NPISHs themselves will usually constitute the units of classification. Many, perhaps most, NPISHs have a single purpose and can be unambiguously allocated to one of the purposes listed in the classification.

Schools Online Thesaurus

"The Schools Online Thesaurus (ScOT) provides a controlled vocabulary of terms used in Australian and New Zealand schools. It encompasses all subject areas as well as terms describing educational and administrative processes. The thesaurus links non-preferred terms to curriculum terms. It also relates terms in a browsable structure. These features make ScOT an ideal vocabulary to integrate into search mechanisms of learning management systems."


"UMTHES® umfasst 13.500 Deskriptoren (Sachschlagwörter) und 40.000 verknüpfte deutschsprachige Synonyme mit 35.000 englischen Übersetzungen/Äquivalenten und rund 11.000 Begriffsdefinitionen. Der Umwelt-Thesaurus (UMTHES®) stellt für das große Thema 'Umwelt (Umweltnutzung / Umweltbelastung / Umweltschutz)' Begriffe in ihrem Zusammenhang dar (allgemeinere/speziellere Begriffe u.a.) und sammelt die unterschiedlichen Wörter dafür, einschließlich englischer Übersetzungen.

"UMTHES® includes 13,500 descriptors and 40,000 linked German-language synonyms with 35,000 English translations / equivalents and around 11,000 definitions. The environmental thesaurus (UMTHES®) presents concepts for the big theme of 'Environment (environmental use / environmental pollution / environmental protection)' (More general / more specific terms, among others), and collects the various words, including English translations, on which computer programs automatically support effective information search beyond language boundaries. "

Education terms

"The A-Z of terms is the controlled vocabulary developed and maintained by the Department for Education. It was first developed in the 1980s and has been continually updated to reflect new topics and departmental responsibilities. It groups terms together so that when you search you can see the term that you are looking for in the context of other terms in the vocabulary - this helps you to browse for information. Terms are listed with all their relationships, plus a scope note (to help define a term and explain how it should be used) where necessary.