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.

Knowledge Domains are available in Excel/CSV or SKOS-2 exports. Other formats are available on request, please contact us with your needs.

General Purpose Taxonomies

Name Description Size (terms)
Applied Science Covering the field of Applied science which is the use of the scientific method and knowledge obtained via conclusions from the method to attain practical goals. It includes a broad range of disciplines such as Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Architectural Science, General engineering, Automotive engineering, Biological engineering, Biochemical engineering, Chemical engineering. 6,961
Art This is a general thesaurus for both art and literature. 2,980
Behavioral Science Covers behavioral sciences and psychology and touching on criminology, economics, and ethics. 4,144
Biological Science General biological sciences: zoology, botany, agriculture, the environment, husbandry, paleontology, etc. 8,837
Business Covering business and finance topics such as management, human resources, leadership, economics, marketing, etc., functions to be used for web navigation and organizations. 3,634
Chemical – MAI Chemā„¢ This application for data mining to provide valid chemical names, popular names, brand names and their variations. In addition to the large dictionary of terms included, there are four types of special algorithms added to the basic M.A.I. system for the semantic determination and extraction of chemical names. Currently this system is being used to identify chemical and pharmaceutical topics in patents and full text literature.
Communications Covering human communication, verbal and nonverbal, media options, publications, written, audio visual and radio, whether aided by technology or not. 43
Computer Science Covering computer science topics such as software and software systems. It involves working with mathematical models, data analysis and security, algorithms, and computational theory. 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 and theories subject matter. Keynesian economics, Neoclassical economics, and Marxian economics. Some of the other theories of economics are monetarism, institutional economics, constitutional economics, traditional economies, command economies, mixed economies, and market economies. 4,259
Educational Curriculum Compiled for the National Information Center for Educational Media (NICEM), the Education domain includes major curricular areas, including Biology, Physics, General Science, Humanities, English, Social Science, Mathematics, Languages and others. 1,155
Geography Thesaurus for cartographic, physical, and human geography.Ā Ā The place names sections include natural land forms, states, countries, provinces, counties, cities, rivers, mountain ranges, bodies of water and other names.Ā Ā  29,541
Health and Safety Covers educational topics for personal health, public health, personal safety, health guidelines, safety issues, hygiene etc.Ā  123
Health Science Broad coverage of health care, medical science, and wellness programs. Ā Anatomy and disease topics, types of diagnosis and procedures and other Heath science topics at a general level. Ā  5,636
History History and methods of historiography. Political, social, economic, scientific, technological, medical, cultural, intellectual, religious and military developments as well as the time periods of history and general groupings by region or time period such as American History. 789
Information Science Ā Information science subjects primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. Practitioners within the field study the application and usage of knowledge in organizations along with the interaction between people, organizations and any existing information systems with the aim of creating, replacing, improving or understanding information systems. 661
Language Arts Thesaurus for basic language arts including grammar, writing, human communications and Ā linguistics. 51
Law Covering legal fields of study and application including regulation, administrative law, civil litigation, commercial law, corporations, evidence, family law, professional responsibility, taxation, and wills and trusts.Ā  2,196
Linguistics This thesaurus covers the theory and application of linguistics which is the “the science of language,” the study of the human capacity to communicate and organize thought using different tools (the vocal tract for spoken languages, hands for sign languages, etc.) and involving different abstract and tactile components. 835
Literature and Drama Study the literary elements of characters, plot, conflict, setting and symbolism in dramatic form. Also involves literature including fiction, documentaries, folklore storytelling, history and criticism. 112
Mathematics Covering the field of both pure and applied mathematics. Algebra, geometry, calculus, number theory, statistics, coding theory, trigonometry, discrete math, etc. Ā  1,816
NewsThes NewsThes is a controlled vocabulary that reflects the mediaā€™s constantly evolving vernacular based on the eight major sections of news coverage including sports, opinion, local, national, commentary, business and management. 5,342
Nursing Coverage of the nursing profession including the procedures and policies for working at the nurseā€™s station as well as the literature on the science of nursing. 803
Philosophy This thesaurus covers philosophy, logic, and applied subjects ranging from history of philosophy to theoretical philosophy (metaphysics and epistemology), practical philosophy (ethics, social and political philosophy, aesthetics), logic, and history of philosophy. 2,420
Physical Education and Recreation Study of physical education, exercise science, sport, and other related fields as academic disciplines and professions. Examination of history, philosophies, concepts, issues, and trends of physical education and sport. 157
Physical Sciences Covers general topic including chemistry, physics, engineering, geology, astronomy and environmental science. 8,680
Political Science Covering the fields of political science study includingĀ political behavior, political institutions, public law, public policy, comparative politics, international relations, and political theory. 1,923
Psychology Covering the field of psychology which explores the human mind and behavior. Including Biological, Cognitive, Developmental, Social, Clinical, Counseling, Industrial-Organizational, Educational Health, and Forensics. 268
Religion Covers biblical theology, historical theology, systematic (or dogmatic) theology, and practical theology. 729
Science A General Science taxonomy covering the four major areas in scienceā€”energy and matter, the living world, planet earth, and space. Students thus become acquainted with the basic ideas upon which a number of sciences are built, including Measurement, the scientific method, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science and Astronomy. 1,091
Social Sciences Covering the broad category of academic disciplines involving the study of human society and social relationships. These topics includeĀ cultural anthropology, economics, political science, sociology, criminology, social psychology, comparative law, and comparative religion. 2,477

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Name Description Size (terms)
Astronomy The Unified Astronomy thesaurus is an open source project created as a joint venture between the American Institute of Physics and the Institute of Physics for the American Astronomical Society. 1,921
Clinical Drugs Drug names and coverage of the system creating and maintaining the list of adverse effects and mechanism of action for a number of popular drugs as well as the concepts, rules, and regulations affecting the pharmaceutical industry.
DTIC – Defense Technical Information Center The Defense Technical Information Center thesaurus is used to index the DTIC Technical Reports Collection on Public STINET indexes research reports generated for and by the Department of Defense. 14,377
Environment – GEMET This thesaurus covers the full range of environmental topics and associated regulatory concepts from a European perspective. 5,298
ERIC – Education Resource Information Center TheĀ Thesaurus of ERIC DescriptorsĀ is a carefully selected list of education-related words and phrases. 4,578
JSTOR General coverage of the humanities and science, often used instead of Library of Congress Subject Headings for large collections. 48,966
NASA The NASA knowledge domain contains the authorized subject terms by which the documents in the NASA Aeronautics and Space Database are indexed and retrieved. 18,460
National Agricultural Library Covering the field of agriculture and related activities, this broad thesaurus is highly regarded work from the US National Agricultural Library. 135,000
Occupational Safety and Health This knowledge domain reflects the health and safety rules and regulations for the US and Canada. 15,000
PLOS The Public Library of Science is an open access publisher of broad science coverage especially for biology and genes. 11,082

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Name Description Size (terms)
CPT – Current Procedural Terminology From the American Medical Association (AMA), this knowledge domain contains the diagnostic codes used in medical coding and payment systems. 12,124
HCPCS – Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), this list contains the information on the associated prosthetics and supplies used in medicine and billed to insurance or to Medicare. 8,882
ICD11 – International Classification of Diseases International Classification of Diseases maintained by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 94,416
Kew Medicinal Plant Names (MPNS) Developed in partnership with the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. Includes an average of 16.7 synonyms per plant name and suggests the Kew approved genus and species name to the author/researcher. 42,761
MeSH The Medical Subject Headings (MeSHĀ®) thesaurus is used for indexing, cataloging, and searching for biomedical and health-related information. 30,181
Suspect Cell Lines There are cell lines used in research which are known to be corrupted or in other ways unsuitable for use in research. 508
Taxogene An outline of the genes included in the US Human Genome Project, including an average of 19 synonyms per gene name. 40,304