VEST Registry. Vocabularies
All the vocabularies in the VEST Registry are classified by type and subject domain. Most of the Vocabularies are related to indexing. The purpose of indexing is to facilitate the search and finding of the content in a collection by the use of controlled/code lists, authority files or controlled subject vocabularies. The indexing ensures that the content will be found by users when they search specifically in information management systems. There are different type of vocabularies like authority files, classification systems, concept maps, controlled lists, ontologies, taxonomies or subject headings. But under the concept Vocabularies you can find as well dictionaries, encyclopedies, glossaries, lexical databases or topic trees.
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"The Green Dictionary - on the Internet" contains about 25,000 entries. It is compiled with a wide range of potential users in mind: students, farmers, gardeners, scientists, advisers, politicians, employees in governmental agencies, translators and naturalists.
In GRIN Taxonomy all families and genera of vascular plants and over 40,000 species from throughout the world are represented, especially economic plants and their relatives. Information on scientific and common names, classification, distribution, references, and economic impacts are provided.
The ITIS includes documented taxonomic information of flora and fauna from both aquatic and terrestrial habitats. It contains information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. For each scientific name, ITIS includes the authority (author and date), taxonomic rank, associated synonyms and vernacular names where available, a unique taxonomic serial number, data source information (publications, experts, etc.) and data quality indicators.
The online publication of the IRRI Rice Thesaurus is the product of a cooperative agreement between IRRI and the National Agricultural Library (NAL), Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture. The IRRI Library provides the content while NAL enables web access utilizing servers located in Beltsville, Maryland. This collaboration was made possible via the initiative of Ms. Lori Finch, Thesaurus coordinator, NAL and Mila Ramos, IRRI Chief Librarian.
The present version of the ISI Multilingual Glossary of Statistical Terms is a continuation of the Internet usage and is intended to demonstrate the versatility of the information gathered, as well as providing a means for correcting and expanding the translations provided here with the help of the users. This Glossary witnesses ISI's strong commitment to the improvement of statistics and statistical sciences in developing countries.
JITA is a classification schema of Library and Information Science (LIS). It is used by E-LIS, an international open repository for scientific papers in Library and Information Science, for indexing and searching. Currently JITA is available in English and has been translated into 14 languages (tr, el, nl, cs, fr, it, ro, ca, pt, pl, es, ar, sv, ru). JITA is also accessible as Linked Open Data, containing 3500 triples.
with AGL input.
Multilingual Thesauri system using facetted classificaitonl;
The Library of Congress Authorities allows to search, view, browse and save approximately: 265,000 subject authority records; 5.3 million name authority records (ca. 3.8 million personal, 900,000 corporate, 120,000 meeting, and 90,000 geographic names); 350,000 series and uniform title authority records; and 340,000 name/title authority records. Associated references and scope notes are also provided.
MeSH is the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus. It consists of sets of terms naming descriptors in a hierarchical structure that permits searching at various levels of specificity. MeSH descriptors are arranged in both an alphabetic and a hierarchical structure. At the most general level of the hierarchical structure are very broad headings such as "Anatomy" or "Mental Disorders." More specific headings are found at more narrow levels of the twelve-level hierarchy, such as "Ankle" and "Conduct Disorder." There are 26,142 descriptors in 2011 MeSH. There are also over 177,000 entry terms that assist in finding the most appropriate MeSH Heading, for example, "Vitamin C" is an entry term to "Ascorbic Acid." In addition to these headings, there are more than 199,000 headings called Supplementary Concept Records (formerly Supplementary Chemical Records) within a separate thesaurus.