In this video, the narrator explains how to develop a taxonomy from scratch and how to modify an existing vocabulary. He demonstrates how to structure a controlled vocabulary based on a hierarchical sorting of terms while detailing the differences between each taxonomic classification. The talk covers both top-down and bottom-up approaches to thesaurus construction. Best practices in thesaurus management are discussed in order to ensure fully functional and descriptive vocabularies.

Keywords: Thesauri, Vocabulary, Hierarchical relationships, Associative relationships
Author: Bruce, Jack
Publisher: Access innovations
Date created: 2014-06-05 04:00:00.000
Time required: P60M
Educational use: professionalDevelopment

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