Knowledge Domains are taxonomies, thesauri, or authority files which are built and ready for deployment in your environment. Knowledge Domains can be purchased either with full term records or the hierarchy only. Full term records are fully NISO Z39.19 and ISO 25964 standards compliant and include hierarchical, equivalence, and associative relationships, as well as scope notes where appropriate.

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Name Description Size (terms)
Applied Science This thesaurus covers the universe of science applications. 6961
Art An ambitious thesaurus for both art and literature. 2980
Behavioral Science A thesaurus for all things behavioral and touching on criminology, economics, and ethics. 4144
Biological Science This is a thesaurus for the study of life, the environment, husbandry, and even paleontology. 8837
Business This is a general taxonomy for indexing general office information. About 34,000 terms are geographical terms. This system was created for automatic filtering of office-related information. 3634
Communications This is an AII-produced thesaurus covering all forms of human communication, whether aided by technology or not. 43
Computer Science This is an AII-produced thesaurus covering computer and information science subjects. 167
COVID Built to cover COVID-19 and 2020 pandemic-related concepts. Includes biochemical terms, pharmaceutical treatments, and epidemiology concepts. 67
Economics This thesaurus covers micro- and macroeconomics, including research and policy subject matter. 4259
Education Compiled for the National Information Center for Educational Media (NICEM), the Education domain includes multiple curricular areas. 1155
Geography This is an AII-produced thesaurus for cartographic, physical, and human geography. 113
Health & Safety This is an AII-produced thesaurus for personal health, public health, and personal safety. 123
Health Science Health care, medical science, and wellness are in this thesaurus. 5636
History History and methods of historiography are covered in this thesaurus. 789
Information Science This thesaurus contains terms for the theory, technology, and application of information science. 661
Language Arts This is an AII-produced thesaurus for basic human communications with a touch of linguistics. 51
Law This thesaurus covers legal fields of study and application. 2196
Linguistics This thesaurus covers the theory and application of linguistics. 835
Literature & Drama This is an AII-produced thesaurus focusing on storytelling, including history and criticism. 112
Mathematics This thesaurus focuses on pure and applied mathematics. 1816
NewsThes NewsThes is a controlled vocabulary that reflects the media’s constantly evolving vernacular. 5342
Nursing Coverage of the nursing profession including the procedures and policies for working at the nurse’s station as well as the literature on the science of nursing. 803
Occupational Safety and Health This knowledge domain reflects the health and safety rules and regulations for the US and Canada. 12987
Philosophy This thesaurus covers philosophy, logic, and applied subjects. 2420
Physical Education & Recreation This is an AII-produced thesaurus with an emphasis both on athletics and recreation. 157
Physical Sciences The physical world is the focus of this thesaurus, from the study of the universe to the observation of subatomic particles. 8680
Political Science The study of politics and its related fields is the focus of this thesaurus. 1923
Psychology This knowledge domain covers general psychology at the college level. 268
Religion The faith-based cosmologies of humanity are covered in depth by this thesaurus. 729
Science This is an AII-produced thesaurus providing a cross section of science with emphasis on science education. 1091
Social Sciences A broad array of social science topics fall under this thesaurus’ coverage. 2477