|Materials for Instructors||Materials for Sponsors|
|Trainee Manual [PDF: 11.8MB / 196 pp.]||Guidelines for Sponsoring a Workshop|
|Instructor's Manual [PDF: 13.9MB / 330 pp.]||Needs Assessment Form [PDF: 23KB / 2 pp.]|
|Powerpoint Slides [PPT: 28MB / 265 slides]||List of Trainers [PDF: 60KB / 2 p.]|
|Certificate of Completion [Word: 24KB / 1 p.]|
The Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design course provides an overview of these topics. It presents a rationale for the use of controlled vocabularies and prepares catalogers to participate in the development of specialized thesauri or glossaries for specific projects. During the course, attendees explore the following:
- Introduction to controlled vocabulary and thesaurus design
- Types of controlled vocabularies
- Thesaurus planning and design
- Thesaurus construction and development
- Hierarchical structure and relationships
- Thesaurus display and navigation
- Thesaurus implementation and management
This course is designed for practicing catalogers (with or without MLS degrees) from all types of libraries, with a working knowledge of MARC and AACR2.
The course is designed as a one-day workshop, consisting of 6.5 or 6 instruction hours.