Recommended Readings

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Aitchison, Jean, Alan Gilchrist and David Bawden. (2000). Thesaurus construction and use: a practical manual 4th ed. London: Europa Publications.

Anderson, James D. (1997). Guidelines for Indexes and Related Information Retrieval Devices: A Technical Report. NISO Technical Report 2. Bethesda, Md.: National Information Standards Organization (NISO).

Australia. New South Wales. State Recordkeeping. (2000). Contemporary Recordkeeping: The Records Management Thesaurus - Response.

Basili, Carla. (1995). Subject searching for information: what does it mean in today's Internet environment? The Electronic Library. 13:459-466. Abstract available.

Batty, David. (1989). Thesaurus construction and maintenance: a survival kit. Database, 12:1, 13-20.

Batty, David. (1998). WWW - Wealth, Weariness or Waste: Controlled vocabulary and thesauri in support of online information access. D-Lib Magazine. (November).

Bertrand-Gastaldy, Suzanne and Gracia Pagola. (2001). L'analyse du contenu textuel en vue de la construction de thésaurus et de l'indexation assistée par ordinateur: applications possibles avec SATO (système d'analyse de textes par ordinateur). ATO, Université du Québec à Montréal.
(available in French only)

Blocks, Dorothee, Daniel Cunliffe and Douglas Tudhope. (2006). A reference model for user-system interaction in thesaurus-based searching. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 57(12):1655-1665.

Broughton, Vanda. (2006). Essential thesaurus construction. London: Facet.

Brown, Fred. (1998). Vocabulary Links:// Thesaurus Design for Information Systems - seminar by Dr. Bella Hass Weinberg.

Busch, Joseph A. (1999). From Authority Files to Ontologies: Knowledge Management in a Networked Environment. (PowerPoint File, 298 KB). In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

Chan, Lois May. (2000). Exploiting LCSH, LCC, and DDC To Retrieve Networked Resources: Issues and Challenges. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress.

Craig, Anne and Suzanne Schriar. (2001). The Find-It Illinois controlled vocabulary: improving access to government information through the Jessica subject tree. Government Information Quarterly. 18(3). 195-208.

Cranefield, Stephen. (2001). Networked Knowledge Representation and Exchange Using UML and RDF. Journal of Digital Information. 1(8)

Craven, T. (2001). Thesaurus Construction. London, Ont.: University of Western Ontario.

Cross, Phil, Dan Brickley and Traugott Koch. (2000). Conceptual relationships for encoding thesauri, classification systems and organised metadata collections and a proposal for encoding a core set of thesaurus relationships using an RDF Schema.

Dextre Clarke, Stella. (2001). Scoping study for a pan-government thesaurus : Final report. UK. Office of the e-Envoy. 1-19.

Dextre Clarke, Stella. (2000). Thesauri, topics, and other structures in knowledge management software. In: Beghtol, Clare; Howarth, Lynne C., and Williamson, Nancy J., eds. Dynamism and stability in knowledge organizations: Proceedings of the sixth international ISKO conference, 10-13 July 2000, Toronto, Canada. Würzburgh, Germany: Ergon; 2000: 41-47. Pages. (Advances in knowledge organization. V.7). ISBN: 3-933563-60-7.

Doerr, Martin. (2001). Semantic Problems of Thesaurus Mapping. Journal of Digital Information. 1(8)

Dr. Elizabeth D. Liddy Center for Natural Language Processing School of Information Studies Syracuse University. (1998). Whither come the words? (PowerPoint File, 116 KB). In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

Fitzwater, Larry and Linda Spencer. (1999). EPA Terminology Reference System (TRS). (PowerPoint File, 533 KB). In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

Ganzmann, Jochen. (1990). Check-list for thesaurus software. International Classification 1990 17(3/4):155-157.

Ganzmann, Jochen. (1990). Criteria for the evaluation of thesaurus software. International Classification, 17(3/4):148-157.

Gilchrist, Alan. (1994). Classification and thesauri. In: Vickery, B. (ed.). Fifty Years of Information Progress: a Journal of Documentation Review. London: ASLIB. 85-118.

Gilchrist, Alan. (2003). Thesauri, taxonomies and ontologies : an etymological note. Journal of documentation. 59(1):7-18.

Greenberg, Jane. (2004). User Comprehension and Searching with Information Retrieval Thesauri. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 37(3/4):103-120.

Harpring, Patricia. (1999). Indexing with the Getty Vocabularies. (PowerPoint File, 980 KB). In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

Hart, Quin J. (1999). The CERES/NBII Thesaurus Partnership Project, (Project Web Site). In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

High-Level Thesaurus Project.

Hudon, Michèle. (1998). Compatibility and identity are not synonyms : conceptual structures in multilingual thesauri. Knowledge Organization. 25(4). 152-155.

Hudon, Michèle. (1997). Multilingual thesaurus construction: integrating the views of different cultures in one gateway to knowledge and concepts. Knowledge organization. 24(2), 84-91.

Hudon, Michèle. (2001). Relationships in multilingual thesauri. In Relationships in the organization of knowledge. 67-80.

Hudon, Michèle. (2003). True and tested products: thesauri on the Web. The indexer. 23(3):115-119.

Hunter, Jane (2001). MetaNet - A Metadata Term Thesaurus to Enable Semantic Interoperability Between Metadata Domains. Journal of Digital Information. 1(8)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO). (1986). ISO 2788:1986 Documentation -- Guidelines for the establishment and development of monolingual thesauri. 2nd. ed. Geneva, Switzerland: International Organization for Standardization.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO). (1985). ISO 5964:1985 Documentation -- Guidelines for the establishment and development of multilingual thesauri. Geneva, Switzerland: International Organization for Standardization.

Johnson, Eric H. and Pauline A. Cochrane. (1995). A hypertextual interface for a searcher's thesaurus. In: Digital Libraries '95: The Second Annual Conference on the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, June 11-13, 1995 - Austin, Texas.

Koch, Traugott. (2000). Quality-controlled subject gateways: definitions, typologies, empirical overview. Online Information Review. 24(1): 24-34.

Lambe, Patrick. (2007). Organising knowledge : taxonomies, knowledge and organisational effectiveness. Oxford : Chandos.

Larivière, Louise. (1996). Conception et réalisation d'un nouveau répertoire terminologique et documentaire unifié: le terminaire ou thésaurus TERMDOC des documents professionnels de correspondance. Université de Montréal.
(available in French only)

Lefèvre, Philippe. (2000). La recherche d'informations: du texte intégral au thésaurus. Paris: Hermès Science.

McCulloch, Emma. (2005). Thesauri: practical guidance for construction. Library review. 54(7):403-409.

Maple, Amanda. (1995). Faceted access: a review of the literature.

Mertes, K. (2000). Standards for electronic thesauri : report to the ASI Board on the joint workshop sponsored by NISO, ASI, and ALCTS. Key Words, 8:26.

Miller, Ken and Brian Matthews (2001). Having the Right Connections: the LIMBER Project. Journal of Digital Information. 1(8)

Miller, Paul. (2000). I say what I mean, but do I mean what I say? Ariadne. 23: Mar. 22.

Milstead, Jessica L. (2000). About Thesauri.

Milstead, Jessica L. (1999). ASIS Thesaurus of information science and librarianship. 2nd. ed. American Society for Information Science.

Milstead, Jessica L. (1998). NISO Z39.19: Standard for Structure and Organization of Information Retrieval Thesauri: paper presented at the Taxonomic Authority Files Workshop, Washington, DC, June 23, 1998.

Milstead, Jessica L. (1999). Report on the Workshop on Electronic Thesauri, November 4-5, 1999. Bethesda, MD : National Information Standards Organization.

Milstead, Jessica L. (1998). Thesauri in a Full-Text World. In: Cochrane, Pauline Atherton and Johnson, Eric H., Editors. Visualizing subject access for 21st century information resources: proceedings of the 1997 Clinic on library applications of data processing. Champaign, IL.: Graduate School Of Library And Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 1998; pp.28-38.

Milstead, Jessica L. (1998). Use of Thesauri in the Full-Text Environment.

Milstead, Jessica L. and Susan Feldman. (1999). Metadata : cataloguing by any other name. Online, 23(1): 25-31.

Milstead, Jessica L. and Susan Feldman. (1999). Metadata projects and standards. Online, 23(1): 32-40.

Moen, William E. (2001). The metadata approach to accessing government information. Government Information Quarterly. 18(3). 155-165.

Morville, Peter. (1998). Building a Synonymous Search Index. Web Review, Oct. 30, 1998.

Mullen, Allen. (2001). GILS metadata initiatives at the state level. Government Information Quarterly. 18(3). 167-180.

National Archives of Australia. (2003). Developing a Functions Thesaurus: Guidelines for Commonwealth Agencies.

National Information Standards Organization (NISO). (2005). Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Controlled Vocabularies. [ANSI/NISO Z39.19-1993(R1998)]. Bethesda, Md: NISO Press.

Nelson, Stuart J. (1999). The Role of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) in Vocabulary Control. (PowerPoint File, 185 KB). In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

Peters, Carol and Eugenio Picchi. (1997). Across Languages, Across Cultures: Issues in Multilinguality and Digital Libraries. D-Lib Magazine, May 1997.

Quam, Eileen. (2001). Informing and evaluating a metadata initiative: usability and metadata studies in Minnesota's Foundations Project. Government Information Quarterly. 18(3). 181-194.

Roe, Sandra K. et Alan R. Thomas (eds). (2004). The thesaurus : review, renaissance, and revision. Binghamton, NY : Haworth Information Press.

Saàdani, Lalthoum and Bertrand-Gastaldy, Suzanne. (2000). La représentation dans Internet des connaissances d'un domaine. Documentation et Bibliothèques. 46(1): 27-42.

Shiri, Ali Ashgar and Crawford Revie. (2000). Thesauri on the Web: Current developments and trends. Online Information Review 24(4):273-279. Notes: 26 refs.

Shiri, Ali Ashgar, Crawford Revie and Gobinda Chowdhury (2002). Thesaurus-enhanced search interfaces. Journal of Information Science 28(2):111-122.

Shiri, Ali Ashgar. (2006). Query expansion behavior within a thesaurus-enhanced search environment: a user-centered evaluation. Journal of the American Society for information science and technology. 57(4):462-478.

Slavic, Aida. (2000). A Definition of Thesauri and Classification as Indexing Tools. Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

Soergel, Dagobert. (1999). Enriched thesauri as networked knowledge bases for people and machines. In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference). www.dsoergel.com/cv/B71.pdf

Soergel, Dagobert et al. (2004). Reengineering Thesauri for New Applications: the AGROVOC Example. Journal of Digital Information. 4(4).

Star, Susan Leigh. (1996). Grounded classification: grounded theory and faceted classification. Library Trends: How classifications work: problems and challenges in an electronic age; 47(2): 218-232.

Stephenson, Mary Sue. (2005). Indexing resources on the WWW.

Taylor, Mike. (1999). Zthes : a Z39.50 Profile for Thesaurus Navigation.

Tudhope, Douglas, Harith Alani and Christopher Jones (2001). Augmenting Thesaurus Relationships: Possibilities for Retrieval. Journal of Digital Information. 1(8)

Vizine-Goetz et al. (2004). Vocabulary Mapping for Terminology Services. Journal of Digital Information. 4(4).

Ward, Joyce. (1999). Indexing and Classification at Northern Light. In: Presentations from the Subject Analysis and Retrieval Working Group Conference Controlled Vocabulary and the Internet, September 29, 1999. (CENDI Conference).

Wellisch, Hans H. (1995). Indexing from A to Z. 2nd. ed., rev. & enlarged. New York : H.W. Wilson.

Will, Leonard. (2004). Thesaurus consultancy. Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. 37(3/4):75-85.

Williamson, Nancy J. (2000). Thesauri in the digital age: stability and dynamism in their development and use. In: Beghtol, Clare; Howarth, Lynne C., and Williamson, Nancy J., eds. Dynamism and stability in knowledge organization: Proceedings of the sixth international ISKO conference, 10-13 July 2000, Toronto, Canada. 268-274. (Advanced in knowledge organization. v.7). ISBN: 3-933563-60-7.

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