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authority file

Relationships Narrower Term:  name authority file Related Term:  Art and Architecture Thesaurus controlled vocabulary Library of Congress Subject Headings thesaurus Union List of Artist Names (also au [..]


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authority file

A type of flat controlled vocabulary that consists of a list of labels and terms which can be used for establishing the acceptable content, for example a metadata element or database field. Related GuideSynonyms: Authority Files


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authority file

A list of the authoritative forms of the headings used in a library catalog or file of bibliographic records, maintained to ensure that headings are applied consistently as new items are added to the collection. Separate authority files are usually maintained for names, uniform titles, series titles, and subjects.


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authority file

A collection of authority records.

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