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Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Thesauri


n. ~ A standard (ANSI Z39.19-1993) for systematically creating and maintaining a controlled vocabulary, including rules for formulating headings and relationships among the terms.

(Z39.19) [This standard] provides guidelines for constructing monolingual thesauri: formulating the descriptors, establishing relationships among terms, and effectively presenting the information in print and on a screen. It also includes thesaurus maintenance procedures and recommended features of thesaurus management systems.