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Thesaurus Construction and Use: A Practical Manual

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A practical guide to the construction of thesauri for use in information retrieval, written by leading experts in the field.
Paperback, 218 pages
Published December 31st 2000 by Europa Yearbook (first published December 1st 2000)
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You will drop a c-note on this book but it is worth every penny. It will teach you more about classification than anything but an LC publication.
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Jean Aitchison is a Professor of Language and Communication in the Faculty of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford.

Her main areas of interest include:

Socio-historical linguistics
Language and mind
Language and the media
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