CAB Thesaurus (Classified section)

January 1999
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  • Published
    1st January 1999
  • ISBN 9780851993652
  • Language English
  • Size 6.75" x 9.25"

The essential search tool for all users of the CAB ABSTRACTS, Global Health and AGRICOLA databases and related products. The CAB Thesaurus is not only an invaluable aid for database users but it has many potential uses by individuals and organizations indexing their own information resources for both internal use and on the Internet.

Its strengths include:

  • Controlled vocabulary that has been in constant use since 1984
  • Broad coverage of pure and applied life sciences, technology and social sciences
  • Approximately 59,000 terms
  • Specific terminology for all subjects covered
  • Includes thousands of plant, animal and microorganism names
  • Broad, narrow and related terms to help users find relevant terminology
  • Cross-references from non-preferred synonyms to preferred terms
  • American and British spelling variants
  • Relevant CAS registry numbers
  • International Union of Biochemistry
  • Commission notation for enzymes
  • Choice of alphabetical or classified displays

    The CAB Thesaurus is available as a 2-volume printed edition (5th edition, 1999, comprising an alphabetical listing and a supplementary classified section) and in electronic format.
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