Virtual International Authority File

"The Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) is an international service designed to provide convenient access to the world's major name authority files. Its creators envision the VIAF as a building block for the Semantic Web to enable switching of the displayed form of names for persons to the preferred language and script of the Web user. VIAF began as a joint project with the Library of Congress (LC), the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB), the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF) and OCLC.

Spatial Synoptic Classification

"The SSC is based solely on surface based observations at an individual station. Four-times daily observations of temperature, dew point, wind, pressure, and cloud cover are incorporated into the model. It does not take upper-level conditions into account, and does not concern itself with the origin of the air above a station, though there are obvious correlations. Hence, the SSC is most properly called a weather type classification and not an air mass classification system.

Marianist Library Classification

"The schedules that form the Marianist Library Classification were developed because the classification scheme most commonly used in Marianist libraries, 'Marianist Classification 1960; For Archives and Documentary Libraries' developed by Father William Ferree, SM, became impossible to implement successfully. Years of work and consultation with experts in Marianist history and spirituality as well as input from Mr. Thompson A.

Thesaurus for Pharmacological Literature of the U.S.S.R., East European Communist Countries, and People's Republic of China

"Among the features of this third edition of the thesaurus are: (1) Listing of new or not previously listed pharmaceuticals from the above countries. (2) Listing of new uses for previously identified pharmaceuticals. It should be noted that pharmaceutical usages as indicated in this thesaurus are those indicated in the literature of the countries involved, and do not necessarily coincide with US usage of the same compound. (3) Listing of country of origin of both new and previously identified pharmaceuticals whenever possible.

Vocational Education Outcomes: A Thesaurus of Outcome Questions

"This thesaurus is designed to provide the vocational education community and its relevant audiences with a comprehensive, organized listing of outcome questions and hypotheses. The first of two sections includes a discussion of the importance as well as problems of attempting to develop a classification system for categorizing vocational outcomes. It also explains how the outcome questions are classified and how the reader can locate outcome questions of interest.

Star Wars Thesaurus

"The Thesaurus lists the authority name, nicknames (including military and civilian titles), use for names, related planet (usually homeworld), political alliance/related alliance, and related characters for each Principal Character. Nicknames will appear only under the main entry, and will not have a separate entry traced to the main entry. The Thesaurus is limited to Principal Characters only, as the many minor or supporting characters frequently lacked enough descriptive information to be included in the Thesaurus categories.