Readings and training materials


ANSI/NISO Z39: Guidelines for the construction, format, and management of monolingual controlled vocabularies, Bethesda, NISO. Available at: [accessed 10/6/2013]
Aitchison J., Gilchrist A., Bawden D., 2000, Thesaurus Construction and use: A Practical Manual, 4th. ed., The Association for Information Management, Aslib.
BS 8723: Structured Vocabularies for Information Retrieval, London, British Standards Institution.
Doerr, M., Gradmann, S., Hennicke, S., Isaac, A., Meghini, C., van de Sompel, H. 2011, "The Europeana Data Model (EDM)", 76. IFLA general conference and assembly, 10-15 August 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden, Information Technology, Cataloguing, Classification and Indexing with Knowledge Management. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]

Donnini, A., Ciapetti, A., De Vizia Guerriero, M., Lorenzini, M., Masci M.E., Merlitti, D., Piro, F., Signore, O. 2012, "SKOSifying User Generated Content",  Proceedings ECLAP 2012 : Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment : Florence 7-9 may 2012,  p.137-142. Available at: [accesed 11/9/2013]
Hodge, G. 2012, Systems of knowledge organization for digital libraries: Beyond traditional authority files, Council on Library and Information Resources. Available at: [accessed 10/6/2013]
ISO 25964-2, Information and documentation - Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies -- Part 2: Interoperability with other vocabularies. Available at: [accessed 10/6/2013]
Leroy, M-V. 2013, "Linked Heritage: a collaborative terminology management platform for a network of multilingual thesauri and controlled vocabularies",, vol. 4, no.1, pp. 201. Available at: [accessed 28/2/2013]
Shiri A. 2012, Powering search. The Role of Thesauri in New Information Environments, American Society for Information Science and Technology by Information Today.