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Roget's Thesaurus

"Roget's Thesaurus is composed of six primary classes. (...) Each class is composed of multiple divisions and then sections. This may be conceptualized as a tree containing over a thousand branches for individual 'meaning clusters' or semantically linked words. Although these words are not strictly synonyms, they can be viewed as colours or connotations of a meaning or as a spectrum of a concept. One of the most general words is chosen to typify the spectrum as its headword, which labels the whole group.

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.

Thesaurus Technik und Management

Der "Thesaurus Technik und Management (TEMA) bietet (...) die umfangreichste strukturierte Sammlung des aktuellen Fachwortschatzes zur Technik und zum produktionsorientierten Management". (...) Er "wird von WTI fortlaufend gepflegt und in einem Gemeinschaftsprojekt mit der Technischen Informationsbibliothek Hannover (TIB) zu einer Ontologie 'Technik' weiterentwickelt."

Schema voor de Indeling van de Systematische Catalogus in Openbare Bibliotheken

"SISO is een numeriek systeem dat de informatieve media in uw bibliotheek naar onderwerp indeelt. SISO is de basis voor de systematische catalogus en wordt gebruikt als plaatsingssyteem. Zo maakt SISO uw bibliotheekcollectie toegankelijk en vinden uw bezoekers makkelijk de weg in uw bibliotheek. SISO is gebaseerd op een logische en universele indeling van de wetenschappen. Alle wetenschappen zijn verdeeld in nummers en hiërarchisch geordend. Hoofdrubrieken worden onderverdeeld in onderrubrieken, deelrubrieken, kleine rubrieken en bijrubrieken.

National Occupational Classification

"The National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011 provides a standardized language for describing the work performed by Canadians in the labour market. It is used for many applications including defining and collecting statistics, managing information databases, analyzing labour market trends and extracting practical career planning information. More importantly, it gives statisticians, labour market analysts, career counsellors, employers and individual job seekers a consistent way to collect data and describe and understand the nature of work.

International Patent Classification

"The International Patent Classification (IPC), established by the Strasbourg Agreement 1971, provides for a hierarchical system of language independent symbols for the classification of patents and utility models according to the different areas of technology to which they pertain.
The IPC divides technology into eight sections with approximately 70,000 subdivisions. Each subdivision has a symbol consisting of Arabic numerals and letters of the Latin alphabet.

North American Industry Classification System

"The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. NAICS was developed under the auspices of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. It was developed jointly by the U.S.

Thesaurus of Occupational Therapy Subject Headings

"The thesaurus of occupational therapy subject headings is a reference guide for use with OT SEARCH, an online bibliographic database which indexes the holdings of the Wilma L. West Library. This compilation consists of a controlled vocabulary based on the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). OT Search users will find this tool useful in performing compact and efficient search strategies. In comparison to a broad keyword search, a search strategy utilizing valid subject headings will generate the most pertinent references related to a particular topic.


"Iconclass is a subject-specific classification system. It is a hierarchically ordered collection of definitions of objects, people, events and abstract ideas that serve as the subject of an image. Art historians, researchers and curators use it to describe, classify and examine the subject of images represented in various media such as paintings, drawings and photographs. Numerous institutions across the world use Iconclass to describe and classify their collections in a standardized manner.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

"LCSH in this service includes all Library of Congress Subject Headings, free-floating subdivisions (topical and form), Genre/Form headings, Children's (AC) headings, and validation strings for which authority records have been created. The content includes a few name headings (personal and corporate), such as William Shakespeare, Jesus Christ, and Harvard University, and geographic headings that are added to LCSH as they are needed to establish subdivisions, provide a pattern for subdivision practice, or provide reference structure for other terms.