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Thesaurus of Descriptors for the Vertical File System

"The Thesaurus used for the NYIT Energy Information Center is presented. The center is a comprehensive information service covering every aspect of energy conservation and related technology, including conservation programs and practices, alternative energy systems, energy legislation, and public policy development in the United States and abroad. The Thesaurus includes all subject headings found in the Vertical File as well as other cross referenced terms likely to come to mind when seeking information on a specific energy area."

Schiller Classification System

"The Schiller system is a locally developed system for classifying foreign, comparative, pre-literate, ancient, medieval, and religious law materials. A call number in the Schiller classification system is comprised of an abbreviation to designate a legal system, followed by a number indicating the specific subject area within the system."

Boggs and Lewis Classification of Maps and Atlases

"To classify maps, atlases, and globes most advantageously in a collection extensively used by geographers, historians, economists, technicians or other specialists and students, it is believed that the categories to be considered, in order of importance, are: (1) Area, (2) Subject, and (3) Date, with (4) Author, frequently necessary. When these four categories are insufficient to differentiate between maps in the collection, a fifth, Title, may be used.

Glossary of Literary Terms

"This book defines and discusses terms, critical theories, and points of view that are commonly used to classify, analyze, interpret, and write the history of works of literature. The individual entries, together with the guides to further reading included in most of them, are oriented especially toward undergraduate students of English, American, and other literatures. Over the decades, however, they have proved to be a useful work of reference also for advanced students, as well as for the general reader with literary interests."

Kellogg Adult Education Thesaurus

"This thesaurus was designed for users of the Adult and Continuing Education Research Collection in Syracuse University (New York), which contains the archives of organizations and individuals central to the development of adult education as a field of study and practice. The thesaurus serves the historical and archival adult education materials of a specific place and is collection specific: the work represents the archive it serves. The thesaurus consists of three displays: conceptual, alphabetic, and rotated.

Peacekeeping File Classification Scheme

"The PK FCS is based on the functions and activities of peacekeeping operations. It has three main purposes: to organize records created or received in the course of peacekeeping operations; to find and access records; to support the implementation of records management policies by linking PK FCS categories to those in the Peacekeeping Operations Retention Schedule (PORS). (...) The PK FCS
is divided into 28 functional categories."

Clinician's Thesaurus

"With over 350,000 in print, the Clinician's Thesaurus is an indispensable practitioner resource and course text. It presents thousands of standard words, phrases, clinical tips, and interview questions to help practitioners conduct thorough assessments, accurately describe nearly any clinical situation, and shape clinical observations into effective reports. Finding exactly the right terminology can save hours of paperwork time and improve the quality of documentation.

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