Thesaurus Construction and Use

A Practical Manual, 4th Edition

By Jean Aitchison, David Bawden, Alan Gilchrist

© 2000 – Routledge

232 pages

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Paperback: 9780851424460
pub: 2000-12-01
US Dollars$125.95
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About the Book

A practical guide to the construction of thesauri for use in information retrieval, written by leading experts in the field. Includes: planning and design; vocabulary control; specificity and compound terms; structure and relationships; auxiliary retrieval devices; multilingual thesauri; AAT Compound Term Rules. The US ANSI/NISO Z39.19 Thesaurus construction standard is also covered.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
LAN025000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General
LAN025030
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Cataloging & Classification
REF000000
REFERENCE / General
REF015000
REFERENCE / Personal & Practical Guides
REF022000
REFERENCE / Thesauri