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Title: National Criminal Justice Thesaurus - Descriptors for Indexing Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Information, January 1985
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 450
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: OJARS-84-C-001
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
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Document: PDF
Type: Vocabulary/Thesaurus
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This thesaurus contains listings of 4,928 descriptors or terms used to index literature in the National Institute of Justice/National Criminal Justice Reference Service document data base and to retrieve information about the literature for users of the service.
Abstract: An introduction explains the notations which accompany these descriptors and notes that two types of terms are listed, those actually used for indexing and searching and synonyms included to provide as many points of entry to the thesaurus as possible. Instructions on using the thesaurus cover the alphabetization system and searching techniques, with examples. These suggestions emphasize the importance of selecting the most specific descriptor on a concept to ensure full retrieval of relevant information. Each entry includes cross references. Suggestions emphasize the importance of selecting the most specific descriptor on a concept to ensure full retrieval of relevant information. Each entry includes cross references.
Index Term(s): National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
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