Vocabulary, Controlled


Controlled Thesauri

Controlled Thesaurus

Controlled Vocabularies

Controlled Vocabulary


Thesauri, Controlled


Thesaurus, Controlled

Vocabularies, Controlled

A specified list of terms with a fixed and unalterable meaning, and from which a selection is made when CATALOGING; ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING; or searching BOOKS; JOURNALS AS TOPIC; and other documents. The control is intended to avoid the scattering of related subjects under different headings (SUBJECT HEADINGS). The list may be altered or extended only by the publisher or issuing agency. (From Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed, p163)