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The UNBIS Thesaurus is a multilingual database of the controlled vocabulary used to describe UN documents and other materials in the Dag Hammarskjöld Library's collection. The UNBIS Thesaurus grows as new topics are introduced to the agenda of the Organization and evolves as the language in the UN documents shifts over time. Controlled vocabulary makes subject searches possible by identifying documents on the same concept, even as terminology changes. UNBIS Thesaurus terms are used in the UN Digital Library as well as other UN programmes, funds and regional commissions. These groups use the UNBIS Thesaurus for the description of bibliographic materials and web content. The UNBIS Thesaurus is available in the six official UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish).

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Record added: Dec. 15, 2020, 2:16 p.m.
Record updated: June 2, 2021, 10:05 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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