Tag Archives: thesaurus

SAGE debuts Terminology Service with open Social Science Thesaurus

(18 June 2019) Housing over 61,000 concepts, SAGE Publishing’s new Terminology Service is a valuable tool to aid researchers in understanding and exploring key concepts. It launches with the SAGE Social Science Thesaurus, a multidisciplinary vocabulary of the most important concepts in the social sciences that combines concepts, relationships and definitions. Most of this vocabulary has […]


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COAR Controlled Vocabularies infographic

(4 September 2017) An infographic is prepared for COAR Controlled Vocabularies which provides an overview about the group and helps to understand the basics about the COAR Controlled Vocabularies. It is placed on FAQs for Controlled Vocabularies web page and is free to use and distribute. The announcement is here.


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CAB Thesaurus 2017 edition – largest in the world

(1 August 2017)  The widely acclaimed CAB Thesaurus has received a major update for the 2017 edition, making it easier to access the world’s largest source of terminology covering the applied life sciences. The search tool now provides a controlled vocabulary resource approaching 2.7 million descriptive terms. CAB Thesaurus content has increased significantly since the […]


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APA upgrades APA PsycNET® content delivery platform

(17 July 2017, Washington)  The American Psychological Association has upgraded APA PsycNET®, its content delivery platform, to strengthen overall search and to help researchers find the most relevant psychology-related content with greater ease and precision. The improvements include responsive web design, enhanced functionality and a powerful technology upgrade. In addition, related content links now appear […]


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COAR announces webinar on controlled vocabularies

(30 November 2016) COAR has announced a webinar: Publishing Controlled Vocabularies for Access and Reuse which has Rowan Brownlee from the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) as a speaker. This webinar is initiated by COAR Controlled Vocabularies Interest Group (IGCV),  9am, Central European Time, 15 December 2016. More here.


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Updated CAB Thesaurus approaches 2.5 million terms

(24 August 2016) The 2016 edition of CAB Thesaurus – the largest source of terminology covering the applied life sciences – was published today. It provides a controlled vocabulary resource of nearly 2.5 million descriptive terms. CAB Thesaurus is an essential tool for academic, corporate and government librarians, who need to navigate, retrieve and index […]


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New thesaurus for astronomers

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) and IOP Publishing (IOP) have jointly announced the gift of a new astronomy thesaurus called the Unified Astronomy Thesaurus (UAT) to the American Astronomical Society (AAS) that will help improve future information discovery for researchers. The AAS will make the UAT freely available for development and use within the […]


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