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The way that information professionals describe their own discipline: a comparison of thesaurus descriptors

The way that information professionals describe their own discipline: a comparison of thesaurus... A brief discussion of discipline formation in information management is used to introduce the way different terminology is employed for describing information professionals as well as what it is that they do. This leads to a comparison of how information professionals and their professions are described in several of the thesauri that are the tools of the trade. These thesauri show marked differences in treatment of similar concepts. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Library World Emerald Publishing

The way that information professionals describe their own discipline: a comparison of thesaurus descriptors

New Library World , Volume 105 (11/12): 7 – Nov 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0307-4803
DOI
10.1108/03074800410568770
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Abstract

A brief discussion of discipline formation in information management is used to introduce the way different terminology is employed for describing information professionals as well as what it is that they do. This leads to a comparison of how information professionals and their professions are described in several of the thesauri that are the tools of the trade. These thesauri show marked differences in treatment of similar concepts.

Journal

New Library WorldEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 1, 2004

Keywords: Controlled language construction; Job descriptions; Information profession; Information management

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