• English

Terminologies Service at a glance

Use multiple thesauri through a single interface.


  • Creates consistent metadata with searching, copy and paste functionality
  • Improves access to materials by adding subject and genre search access
  • Increases productivity by reducing the need to learn multiple thesauri
  • Eliminates the need for manual referencing of hard copy thesauri
  • Adds value to your cataloging subscription. Available to OCLC cataloging service subscribers at no additional cost


  • Provides faster, easier access to multiple thesauri
  • Provides brief description and cross searching of thesauri
  • Supports existing cataloging subscription—can be integrated into a variety of metadata editors including Connexion and others, and can be used as a standalone service with CONTENTdm
  • Use to assign descriptive metadata to aid in the discovery of materials


  • Microsoft Office 2003 or higher
  • Internet Explorer version 6.0 or higher
  • Internet access

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