Thesaurus Construction and Use: A Practical Manual

4th Edition

Jean Aitchison, David Bawden, Alan Gilchrist

Published December 1, 2000
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780851424460 - CAT# RX3753

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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.


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