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PLOS Thesaurus

Short Description:

The Subject Areas belong to a thesaurus of over 10,000 terms initially built for us over the course of 2012 by Access Innovations. The 2012 thesaurus was based on the controlled vocabulary of classification terms that had been in use in PLOS Editorial Manager augmented by a specialist Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine thesaurus built by Access Innovations. The entire corpus of PLOS articles was analysed to ensure that the thesaurus covers the research domain comprehensively.

URL:

GitHub: https://github.com/PLOS/plos-thesaurus

Owned/Developed by:

  1. Name of Developer:  Rachel Drysdale  gro.s1513366389olp@e1513366389ladsy1513366389rdr1513366389

How is this KM used?

Machine Aided Indexing (MAI)
e.g. PLOS One: http://www.plosone.org/taxonomy

License information:

https://github.com/PLOS/plos-thesaurus