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Vocabularies

Vocabularies
The following vocabularies are widely used. Use of common vocabularies improves the ability of digital objects to be found when the repository is searched.

 

Vocabulary

 
Used for
ISO 3166-1
http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/country_codes.htm


 
Country codes
Art & Architecture (Getty)
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/about.html


 
Subject terms
British Architectural Library's Architectural Keywords
http://www.architecture.com/LibraryDrawingsAndPhotographs/RIBALibrary/Ca...


 
Subject terms
Dictionary of Irish Biography
http://dib.cambridge.org/


 
Subject terms
Format List; Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/


 
Media types
GEMET
http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/inspire_themes


 
Geographical subject terms
Geonames
www.geonames.org


 
Place names
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic names
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/tgn/index.html


 
Non-Irish place names or geographical keywords
Getty Union List of Artists Names – ULAN
http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/ulan/index.html


 
Personal Names
HASSET
http://data-archive.ac.uk/find/hasset-thesaurus


 
Social Science Keywords
Iconclass
http://iconclass.nl/about-iconclass/what-is-iconclass


 
Subject terms
International Federation of Film Archives Taxonomy
http://www.taxonomywarehouse.com/details.aspx?vheadwordObject=&vunid=89471


 
Subject terms
Irish Guidelines for Indexing Archives
http://bit.ly/1bEVS0X


 
Personal and Corporate Names
Irish Public Service Thesaurus
http://www.gov.ie/webstandards/metastandards/index.html


 
Subject terms
ISO 8601
http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/iso8601.htm


 
Dates
ISO639
http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/language_codes.htm


 
Language
Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-thesauri.html


 
Subject terms
Library of Congress name authorities (personal and corporate)
http://authorities.loc.gov/help/name-auth.htm


 
Personal and corporate names
Library of Congress Subject Headings
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects.html


 
Subject terms including temporal coverage
MARC country codes
http://www.loc.gov/marc/countries/


 
Country Codes
MARC language codes
http://www.loc.gov/marc/languages/


 
Languages
National Register of Archives
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/browse


 
Personal, corporate names and subject terms
Placenames database of Ireland
www.logainm.ie


 
Irish place names
RFC1766
http://www.rfc-base.org/rfc-1766.html


 
Language
UK Archival Thesarus (UKAT)
http://www.ukat.org.uk/


 
Subject terms
Unesco Thesaurus
http://databases.unesco.org/thesaurus/


 
Subject terms
W3.org (YYYY-MM-DD)
http://www.w3.org/QA/Tips/iso-date


 
Dates
W3C Geo
http://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_geolocation.asp


 
Longitude and Latitude