The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

Controlled vocabularies: an introduction

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2008), 26, (3), 121–126.

Abstract

This article, based on a presentation to the SI Annual Conference 2008, introduces basic concepts and terminology associated with the field of controlled vocabularies (CVs). General topics discussed are indexes versus CVs, an introduction to what CVs are and how they are used, the use of facets with controlled vocabularies, and CV governance and maintenance issues.

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Leise, Fred