VOCON: vocabulary control online in microlsis databases

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Discusses the need for facilities for online vocabulary control and standardization of terms, codes, etc., so as to secure consistency in naming of subjects, objects, countries, languages, etc., in databases at data entry stage. Most information storage and retrieval packages for microcomputers including Microlsis provide for online vocabulary control in formulating search expressions for information retrieval, but not at the data entry stage. VOCON.PAS is a Pascal interface program for use with Microlsis software for (a) online selection of term(s) and/or code(s) from vocabulary control tool, such as, a thesaurus, subject heading list, classification scheme, nomenclature list(s).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages5
JournalKnowledge Organization
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1995


  • vocabulary control online
  • MicroIsis databases
  • standardization
  • Pascal


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