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ICPSR Subject Thesaurus

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Explanation

The structure and format conventions used to construct this thesaurus follow the recommendations outlined in the Guidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual Thesauri, Z39.19-1993 (NISO 1993). This section identifies and provides brief descriptions of the conventions used.

Punctuation

Singular and Plural

Compound Terms

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Proper Names and Titles

Hierarchy Notation

Preferred and Non-Preferred Terms

Qualifiers

Scope Notes