Sciences sociales

Bokbasen Thesaurus

Bokbasen har en hierarkisk tesaurus med kontrollerte frittstående emneord. Tesaurusen ble etablert på 1980-tallet, og blir kontinuerlig vedlikeholdt og videreutviklet av Bokbasens katalogavdeling. Filen inneholder de fem hovedkategoriene emner, form, sjanger, tid og sted, på bokmål og nynorsk.

Bokbasen has a hierarchical thesaurus with controlled free-standing keywords. The thesaurus was established in the 1980s, and is continuously maintained and further developed by Bokbasen's catalog department. The file contains the five main categories of topics, form, genre, time and place, in Bokmål and Nynorsk.

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

Gale Transportation Thesaurus

The Gale Transportation Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Technology Thesaurus in the narrower domain of modes and mediums of transportation, except for those whose main application is military - such as troop transports, battleships, military aircraft, and tanks. Aside from the obligatory planes, trains, and automobiles, transportation also includes things such as forklifts, conveyor belts, and any other device or means for getting something or someone from one point to another including roads, tunnels, and bridges.

Gale Taxation Thesaurus

The Gale Taxation Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Business Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the processes associated with the assessment and collection of federal, state, and municipal taxes. It includes terms related to tax administration, policy, law, rates, credits, exemptions, incentives, shelters, penalties, and liens. This thesaurus also includes terms related to income tax, corporate taxes, sales tax, withholding tax, estate taxes, social security taxes, use taxes, tariffs, tax treaties, tax reform, and tax planning.

Gale Sociology Thesaurus

The Gale Sociology Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the practice of sociology and the study of complex human societies, social groups (from families to nations), and the institutions, processes, movements, issues, and behavior related to those groupings. It includes subfields such as political sociology and methods of sociology. Also provided are terms for social arrangements like slavery, intergroup relations, and concubinage. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus

The Gale Social Sciences thesaurus is a large thesaurus in the domain of anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, law, library science, political science, psychology, sociology, and sports/recreation. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 13,614 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Products and Services Thesaurus

The Gale Products and Services Thesaurus comprises of all types of marketable products and services, as generic types, not brand names, both categories and highly specific things. Products include manufactured goods, processed goods, and raw materials, including plants, animals, and minerals if they are sold commercially. Services comprise all those that are available commercially. This thesaurus also features terms for broader classes of products such as animal products.

Gale Political Science Thesaurus

The Gale Political Science Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Social Sciences Thesaurus in the narrower domain of the development, arrangement, and conduct of government, as well as the theories and the study of these processes. Also included are levels and kinds of government (local government, democracy, despotism, absolutism or tyranny), processes (elections), related activities (lobbyists, methods of change), movements (the American Civil Rights Movement), and actions such as misconduct in office. This thesaurus does not cover laws or legal procedures.

Gale Person Type Thesaurus

The Gale Person Type Thesaurus focuses on describing people by a range of statuses and characteristics including gender, age, social role, nationality and ethnicity, and occupation. Includes terms that represent statuses, affiliations, personal qualities, etc. by which people can be categorized. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 4,420 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Occupations Thesaurus

The Gale Occupations Thesaurus is a subset of the Gale Person Type Thesaurus and includes terms that represent vocational or professional pursuits. This thesaurus includes a full range of generic occupations covering subject areas such as agriculture, art, business, education, engineering, entertainment, government, information management, law, medicine, politics, science, sport, and transport. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 1,351 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

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