The first two editions of this well known manual appeared in and According to the authors, the 3rd editon represents a thorough revision and the 4th, an update. In the introduction to the 4th edition, the previous one is described as an update.
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The text is based on American, English and international standards. One could ask why international standards are not considered to be sufficient, but the existence of national standards is a fact — and the authors are of course not to blame.
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A problem for thesaurus constructors in non-Germanic languages, however, is that even the international standards are largely based on English language practice. The manual is divided into the same 12 sections as the 3rd edition. The headings are the same, except for the first one where the word 'nature' is added, so the new section heading reads Nature, purposes and uses of thesauri.
The authors give a comprehensive survey of most problems likely to be encountered in thesaurus construction. Maybe Section F on structure and relationships would have been easier to understand if the authors had, as Ranganathan recommended, separated the planes - e. Of course, a rather complete manual like this offers a lot of choices to the thesaurus constructor.
Thesaurus construction and use: The thesaurus includes subject terms for such areas as education, science, culture, social and human sciences, information and communication, politics, law, and economics. The thesaurus also includes the names of countries and groupings of countries.
Thesaurus construction and use: a practical manual;
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