Picture of a sphere with binary code

Making Strathclyde research discoverable to the world...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. It exposes Strathclyde's world leading Open Access research to many of the world's leading resource discovery tools, and from there onto the screens of researchers around the world.

Explore Strathclyde Open Access research content

HILT: a terminology mapping service with a DDC spine

Nicholson, D. and Dawson, A. and Shiri, A. (2006) HILT: a terminology mapping service with a DDC spine. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, 42 (3/4). pp. 187-200. ISSN 0163-9374

[img]
Preview
PDF (strathprints002319.pdf)
strathprints002319.pdf

Download (149kB) | Preview

Abstract

The role of DDC in the ongoing HILT (High-level Thesaurus) project is discussed. A phased initiative, funded by JISC in the UK, HILT addresses an issue of likely interest to anyone serving users wishing to cross-search or cross-browse groups of networked information services, whether at regional, national or international level - the problem of subject-based retrieval from multiple sources using different subject schemes for resource description. Although all three phases of HILT to date are covered, the primary concern is with the subject interoperability solution piloted in phase II, and with the use of DDC as a spine in that approach.