Getting Ready for Session #19 (November 6, 1996)
Classification: Vocabulary (Terminological) Control
During this session we will consider the problems that "natural" language present to us in classifying and consider the strengths and weaknesses of vocabulary control as a possible solution.
Soergel, D. (1985). Organizing Information. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. (Ch. 12: Terminological Control) [Z699.S539 1985] & [PAM]
The reading selection introduces the problem of terminological control, provides an example of how terminological control might be achieved, and defines some key terms.