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Legislative indexing vocabulary

Frederick John Rosenthal

Legislative indexing vocabulary

the CRS thesaurus

by Frederick John Rosenthal

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe CRS thesaurus.
Statementcompiled by Frederick John Rosenthal.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination597 p.
Number of Pages597
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15076301M

Legislative History: The discussions and documents, including committee reports, hearings, and floor debates, surrounding and preceding the enactment of a law. Legislative history includes earlier, similar bills introduced but not passed by the legislature; legislative and executive reports and studies regarding the legislation; transcripts. Vocabulary, Semantics, and Syntax (sections 3 and 4) A combination of keywords and controlled vocabulary should be used to allow users the choice of simple free-text indexing as well as complex controlled vocabulary indexing. () Use of multiple vocabularies should be accommodated.

Dr. Billington cut the first slice from a confectionery replica of the "Big Red Book" on Saturday evening, J to celebrate years of Library of Congress Subject Headings, a work that guides catalogers and library patrons everywhere in the use of standardized subject headings to .   Decem 3 Comments What is an Index in a Book? While the glossary defines specific words found in a book, the index merely tells you where to find them. As a part of the back matter, the index is found in the end pages of a book, and it can be a resourceful tool for readers who may be using the book in their research, or for readers who just want to read up on a certain subject.

To prevent the need for constant maintenance of files, most external links have been removed. Metadata has been created for each report, including subject terms from the Legislative Indexing Vocabulary, supplemented with Library of Congress Subject Headings. Users have the ability to search by keyword, title, author, subject, and report number. “Linda Fetters has written a book that covers indexing from the very beginning to the most sophisticated stages—it will help novices get started and then guide them to learn how to deal with embedded projects and ebooks. I have used this book and recommend that all indexers include it in their personal libraries.”File Size: 3MB.


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Legislative Subject Terms — Field Values. An alphabetical list of legislative subject terms including approximately 1, subjects, geographic entities, and organization names. Terms from this list are assigned to bills Legislative indexing vocabulary book resolutions after close examination by legislative analysts from the Congressional Research Service (CRS).

Genre/Form: Controlled vocabularies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Loo, Shirley. Legislative indexing vocabulary.

[Washington, D.C.]: Library Services. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Legislative indexing vocabulary by Frederick John Rosenthal,Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress edition, in English - 13th : Legislative Indexing Vocabulary (LIV) Terms.

An alphabetical list of Legislative Indexing Vocabulary terms. The number in brackets next to a subject term is the number of bills and resolutions currently indexed under that term. Find Bills by Subjects provides guidance for using subjects in your research.

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The Legislative Indexing Vocabulary (LIV) is a set of approximately 5, subject indexing terms for use with the THOMAS Bill Summary & Status Databases prior to the th Congress.

The Legislative Indexing Vocabulary has been replaced by CRS Legislative Subject Terms. Item records may include subject headings from these and many other controlled vocabularies: Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty), Library of Congress Subject Headings, Legislative Indexing Vocabulary, Legislative indexing vocabulary book Chenhalls, Sears List of Subject Headings, and Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (Library of Congress).

Crime and criminal justice [microform]: an alphabetical microthesaurus of terms selected from the legislative indexing vocabulary / Shirley Loo.

Format Microfilm Book Published [Washington, D.C.]: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, [] Description 53 p. ; 28 cm. How is Legislative Indexing Vocabulary abbreviated.

LIV stands for Legislative Indexing Vocabulary. LIV is defined as Legislative Indexing Vocabulary somewhat frequently. The Senate of the United States Committee and Subcommittee Assignments for the th congress. Subjects Legislative Indexing Vocabulary.

The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district lines following the census, to accommodate population shifts and keep districts as equal as possible in population. Gerrymandering. Drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a party, group, or incumbent. Gerrymandering is often challenged in.

Indexing with Controlled Vocabularies. In the context of this book, indexing. is the process of evaluating informa-tion and designating indexing terms by using a controlled vocabulary that aids in finding and accessing the cultural work record. This indexing is done by human labor, as opposed to indexing resulting from the auto-matic parsing File Size: KB.

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Portal item records may include subject headings from these and many other controlled vocabularies: Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty), Library of Congress Subject Headings, Legislative Indexing Vocabulary, NMC Chenhalls, Sears List of Subject Headings, Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (Library of Congress), and UNT Libraries Browse Structure.

controlled-vocabulary thesaurus to enhance search results, based on the Library of Congress Legislative Indexing Vocabulary (LIV). It is referred to below as LIV-M.N. The 15 Core Elements This section lists each Core element by its full name and label. For each element thereFile Size: KB.

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Indexing: the manual of good practice, K.G. Saur. Bridge, N. (ed.) (). Indexing names. Information Today, Inc. British Standards Institution (). BS Alphabetical arrangement and the filing order of numerals and symbols. BSI. BritishRead More. An employee of the Legislative Information Center who can answer questions about the legislature and provide copies of bills, amendments and other legislative documents.

LEGISLATIVE INTENT If the words of a law cannot be clearly interpreted as written, the court may refer to the journal and recordings of floor and committee sessions to.

legislature: 1 n persons who make or amend or repeal laws Synonyms: general assembly, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body Types: show 18 types hide 18 types senate assembly possessing high legislative powers Congress, U.S.

Congress, US Congress, United States Congress the legislature of the United States government. Frequently Asked Questions. The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) has been compiled to provide basic information on indexing as a freelance career, and indicate some resources for further research.

There is a wealth of information on indexing, including books, workshops, webinars and training courses. Here we provide a brief orientation.The regular period of time during which a legislative body conducts business.

special session: An extradordinary session of a legislative body. reapportionment: Redistribution of political representation on the basis of population changes, usually after a census. apportionment: Distribution of seats in a legislative body among electoral districts.Legislative indexing vocabulary: the CRS thesaurus / ([Washington, D.C.]: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, ), by Shirley Loo and Library of Congress.

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