National and international initiatives

Subject indexing schemes express concepts in a way that is language-dependent. Multi-national initiatives to promote the interoperability of subject indexing across language barriers can involve intellectual mapping or matching of terms representing the same concept.

The Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD) provides the conceptual model underlying subject access, regardless of subject scheme.

Best Practices, Bibliography, Best practice

Last update: 5 December 2017

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