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PRECIS Subject Headings

The PRECIS Subject Heading System was used 1974-1990 by the British Library. Development of PRECIS by Dereck Austin was influenced by the the Colon classification. The system is based on the Principle of Context Dependency and on the Principle of One-to One Relationship. The version of PRECIS used by the British Library is described in: PRECIS: a manual of concept analysis and subject indexing / Derek Austin (London: The Council for the British National Bibliography, 1974).

Titles
  • PRECIS Subject Headings
  • PRECIS Subject Heading System
  • British Library Subject Headings
Abbreviation
  • PRECIS
KOS Type
Subject
Languages
  • en
Created 1974
URI http://bartoc.org/en/node/20304
Languages
  • en