This paper describes the Laurin thesaurus, which is used for indexing and searching in the Laurin system, a software package for digital clipping archives. As a multilingual thesaurus it complies with the corresponding standards, though presenting some approaches going beyond some of the standards' recommendations. The Laurin thesaurus integrates all kind of indexing terms, not only keywords, but proper names as well. The system of categories and relationships is described in detail.
Journal of Documentation – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jun 1, 2004
Keywords: Information retrieval; Thesaurus construction; Indexing; ISO 9000 series