Out On The Shelves Classification System

This project, undertaken during the summer of 2018 intended to build a system that is reflective of the mission and values of the Out On The Shelves Library, namely to "foster a free, accessible, and safe space for LGBTQ2IA+ people and their allies to discover and share stories and resources centering on LGBTQ2IA+ experiences" (About: Out On The Shelves) To this end, goals for the new system – approved by the volunteer team at Out On The Shelves Library during the planning process – include updated language, logical order and arrangement to enhance the browsing experience, as well as ensuri

Lesbian Herstory Archives Subject Files

"Our 1,569 fascinating Subject Files fill the drawers of four, five drawer horizontal file cabinets plus overflow boxes. Think of these files as 'Lesbians and…'. The first file is 'Abortion' and the last is 'Youth'. In between are such topics as 'African-Ancestral Lesbians', 'Bars', 'Health Care', 'Marriage', 'Music Festivals', 'Publishers', 'Religion', 'Theatre', and 'Violence'. We have a complete listing of these files with cross-referencing plus a thesaurus to help you locate information related to your interest.


"This is an International Thesaurus of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Index Terms that is currently used by

This vocabulary was originally a project of the International Homo/Lesbian Informatiecentre & Archives and compiled by Jack van der Wel (with support of Ellen Greenblatt) in 2013. That offline document has been transcrabed into the Linked Data provider under development here."

Vocabulari terminològic LGBT

"Aquest vocabulari, elaborat per Marta Breu, recull prop de 200 termes relatius a l’àmbit LGBT, és a dir, al col·lectiu de lesbianes, gais, bisexuals i transgèneres. Es tracta de terminologia bàsica vinculada amb l’orientació sexual, la identitat sexual i de gènere i la relació del col·lectiu LGBT amb la societat (activisme, drets i família, oci, etc.). El vocabulari prové d’un treball de final de màster de l’autora i ha estat revisat pel TERMCAT, concretament per la terminòloga Dolors Montes. És una obra oberta que es preveu d’anar ampliant amb nous termes i noves branques temàtiques.

"This vocabulary Brief prepared by Marta, includes nearly 200 terms relating to the LGBT sphere, ie, the group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. This is basic terminology related to sexual orientation, sexual and gender identity and LGBT relationship with society (activism, rights and family, leisure, etc.). the vocabulary comes from a final master author and has been reviewed by TERMCAT specifically Dolors Montes terminology. it is an open work is expected to be expanded with new terms and new topics branches.

Schwules Museum* Bestandssystematik

Das Schwule Museum* wurde 1985 gegründet und ist heute mit seinen viel beachteten Ausstellungen, Archivbeständen, zahlreichen Forschungsbeiträgen und mehr als fünfunddreißig – überwiegend ehrenamtlichen Mitarbeiter_innen – weltweit eine der größten und bedeutendsten Institutionen für die Archivierung, Erforschung und Vermittlung der Geschichte und Kultur der LGBT*I*Q-Communities.

The Gay Museum * was founded in 1985 and today is one of the largest and most important institutions for archiving, researching and communicating the history and culture of the LGBT * with its highly acclaimed exhibitions, archive collections, numerous research papers and more than thirty-five - mostly volunteer employees - I * Q communities. Changing exhibitions and events deal in a variety of ways with lesbian, gay, trans * identical, bisexual and queer life stories, themes and concepts in history, art and culture.