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Controlled and structured vocabulary in which concepts are represented by terms, organized so that relationships between concepts are made explicit, and preferred terms are accompanied by lead-in entries for synonyms or quasi-synonyms. Source: http://wiki.dublincore.org/index.php/NKOS_Vocabularies#KOS_Types_Vocabulary Based on: ISO25964-2:2013. Information and documentation -- Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies. Part 2: Interoperability with other vocabularies
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Helsingin yliopiston kirjasto
A tool for selecting terms for information retrieval from eViikki database. Subjects covered are agriculture, forestry, food, nutrition, household sciences, consumer research, rural development,...
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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,...
An indexing and searching tool. It contains the subject descriptors used to index the records contained in the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) bibliographic database.
The Australian Emergency Management Terms Thesaurus provides a list of terms commonly used across the emergency management sector. The thesaurus includes terms likely to be used by the sector, but...
APAIS is a subject index to scholarly articles in the social sciences and humanities published in Australia, and to selected periodical articles, conference papers, book and newspaper articles on...
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
The BCH Thesaurus provides a pre-defined list of terms, related synonyms and translations used in the specific context of records registered with the Biosafety Clearing-House. It establishes the...
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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Core Science Analytics & Synthesis (CSAS) Program
Development of the Biocomplexity Thesaurus began in 2002-2003 through a partnership between the former USGS NBII Program and ProQuest (formerly CSA), a worldwide information company with more than 30...
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Bioethics Research Library Kennedy Institute of Ethics
The foundation of the database is the original Bioethics Thesaurus, which was developed at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and was used to index BIOETHICSLINE from 1975-2000. The first published...
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Centre for Agricultural Bioscience Thesaurus
The CAB Thesaurus is the essential search tool for all users of the CAB ABSTRACTS™ and Global Health databases and related products. The CAB Thesaurus is not only an invaluable aid for database users...
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Department of Surveying Engineering
The Cadastre and Land Administration Thesaurus, shortly CaLAThe provides a Knowledge Organization System for the domain of cadastre and land administration. The first version of CaLAThe (Sept. 2011)...
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Consortium of European Research Libraries
The CERL Thesaurus File is a unique facility developed to address the particularly European issue that place name and personal names in Europe varied from country to country in the period of hand...
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Convention of Biological Diversity
"It facilitates searching and retrieving information by linking similar documents and on-line resources with unique terms. It standardizes descriptions, and so assists in efforts to make information...
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Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
agINFRA Consortium
Knowledge Organization System containing all terms used as controlled values in the soil database of the Italian Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Research Centre for...
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)
{Not accessible anymore?] EARTh terminological content is derived from various multilingual and monolingual sources of controlled environmental terminology:GEMET - GEneral Multilingual Environmental...
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Education Resources Information Center, US Department of Education
The Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors (Thesaurus) is a controlled vocabulary - a selected list of education-related words and phrases assigned to ERIC records to organize them by subject and make them...
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European Union
EuroVoc is a multilingual, multidisciplinary thesaurus covering the activities of the EU, the European Parliament in particular. It contains terms in 23 EU languages (Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech,...
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
A thesaurus in 20+ languages for terms related to the environment and environmental data. Published by the European Environment Agency.Available in RDF without reuse constraints.The basic idea for...
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Marcus Ebner
The Austrian Geological Survey (GBA) has released a thesaurus about their own domain. The main driving factor for institutions like the GBA to invest in thesaurus and taxonomy projects, is the...
A hierarchical vocabulary of around 1.3 million names, and coordinates and other information for around 911,000 geographic places.available as TGN Relational table format, REC format, USMARC format...
GACS explored the possibility of creating a global repository of concepts and terminology in the area of agriculture. This first beta is the result of the first experimental attempt, and it went very...
A bilingual thesaurus consisting of terminology which represents all the fields treated in information resources of the Government of Canada (GC). It includes more than 3800 terms in English and more...
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International Labour Organization
The ILO Thesaurus is a compilation of more than 4000 terms relating to the world of work. Every term is presented in English, French, and Spanish. Many of the terms are followed by definitions or...
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National Agriculture Library
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
The thesaurus is a joint project of the IRRI Library and Documentation Service (LDS) and the Communication and Publications Services (CPS). It aims to make available standard terms used in rice...
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The Land Portal Foundation
LandVoc is the standardized vocabulary for concepts relating to land governance, curated by the Land Portal Foundation.
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United States Food and Drug Administration
Danish Food Informatics
Originally created in synergy by several organizations (among the original members of the International LanguaL Steering Committee were FDA, USDA, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC-...
The thesaurus is not exhaustive. Land tenure is a vast theme, interdisciplinary in nature, which encompasses various topics, including law, geography, agronomy, sociology, economy and marketing.
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GS Soil project, Coordination Center PortalU at the Lower Saxony Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Protection
Thematic terms for categorizing soil information: "Soil Vocabulary" collection. GEMET was choosen as backbone, which means that the structure of GEMET as well as the concepts of GEMET with...
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Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA)
An online vocabulary to search for agricultural and biological terms. The Thesaurus is organized to help find terms in a specific discipline or subject area."The thesaurus is organized into 17...
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US National Health Institute
NCI Thesaurus (NCIt) provides reference terminology for many NCI and other systems. It covers vocabulary for clinical care, translational and basic research, and public information and administrative...
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OGD Austria
The Open Data Thesaurus is a collection of key concepts and entities, their definitions and semantic links. Following the principle of “eat your own dog food” this thesaurus is available in machine-...
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Committee for International Cooperation in National Research in Demography (CICRED)
The POPIN Thesaurus provides alphabetical, thematic or subject, and permuted arrangements of terms. As a result of this work, the Third Edition of the POPIN Thesaurus contains approximately 100 new...
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Euro-Mediterranean Information System on know-how in the Water sector (EMWIS)
EMWIS is an initiative of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. It provides a strategic tool for exchanging information and knowledge in the water sector between and within the Euro Mediterranean...
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ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
The thesaurus provides vocabulary on any economic subject: more than 6,000 standardized subject headings and about 19,000 entry terms to support individual keywords. You can also find technical terms...
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Instituto de Estudios Documentales sobre Ciencia y Tecnología (IEDCYT)
El Tesauro ICYT de Biología Animal, desarrollado en el marco de dicho proyecto, nació de la necesidad concreta de normalizar, actualizar y estructurar los términos científicos utilizados para el...
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Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (BINAGRI)
O Thesagro é de responsabilidade da Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura - BINAGRI, órgão da Secretaria Executiva do Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento. A sua primeira edição foi...
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Institut Agronomique Méditerranéen de Montpellier (IAMM)
C'est une liste de mot-clés, organisés, qui permettent aux documentalistes de décrire la thématique et le contenu des documents La partie supérieure vous renvoie les mot-clés correspondants à votre...
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Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité
Ce thesaurus a été élaboré selon un classement thématique à deux niveaux hiérarchiques. Chaque chapitre se voit associer un nombre limité de mots-clés (généralement moins de 50). Afin d’éviter les...
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Centre de synthèse et d'analyse sur la biodiversité (CESAB)
The T-SITA proposes a non-exhaustive, semantically structured, list of traits and ecological preferences. Terms are organized into a conceptual hierarchical tree with their fathers and sons ("Browse...
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Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
The Thesaurus for the Social Sciences (Thesaurus Sozialwissenschaften) is a crucial instrument for the content-oriented search by keywords in SOFIS and SOLIS. The list of keywords contains about 12,...
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University of London Computer Centre (ULCC)
UKAT is a subject thesaurus which has been created to support indexing and searching in the UK archive sector. UKAT should promote greater consistency in the subject indexes created by individual...
A controlled and structured list of terms used in subject analysis and retrieval of documents and publications in the fields of education, culture, natural sciences, social and human sciences,...
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United Nations Department of Public Information
The multilingual UNBIS Thesaurus contains the terminology used in subject analysis of documents and other materials relevant to United Nations programmes and activities. It is multidisciplinary in...
Descriptors 676, Nonpreferred terms 872, Scope notes 615, Descriptors 676 ; Nonpreferred terms 872 ; Scope notes 615..
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USAID Knowledge Services Center
The USAID Thesaurus is a tool for the indexing and retrieval of technical and project document information processed by the Center for Development Information and Evaluation (CDIE) of the U.S. Agency...
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Water Quality Planning Bureau (WQPB)
The Water Quality Library Database is indexed using controlled vocabulary from the WQPB Library Thesaurus. This thesaurus was developed to create a standardized vocabulary for water concepts that may...
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World Bank
The Enterprise Topic Thesaurus is a thesaurus which represents the concepts and terms used to describe the World Bank Group’s topical knowledge domains and areas of expertise – the ‘what we do’ and ‘...