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The essential search tool for all users of the CAB ABSTRACTS, Global Health and AGRICOLA databases and related products. The CAB Thesaurus
is not only an invaluable aid for database users but it has many potential uses by individuals and organizations indexing their own information resources for both internal use and on the Internet.
Its strengths include:
Controlled vocabulary that has been in constant use since 1984
Broad coverage of pure and applied life sciences, technology and social sciences
Approximately 59,000 terms
Specific terminology for all subjects covered
Includes thousands of plant, animal and microorganism names
Broad, narrow and related terms to help users find relevant terminology
Cross-references from non-preferred synonyms to preferred terms
American and British spelling variants
Relevant CAS registry numbers
International Union of Biochemistry Commission notation for enzymes
Choice of alphabetical or classified displays The CAB Thesaurus
is available as a 2-volume printed edition (5th edition, 1999, comprising an alphabetical listing and a supplementary classified section) and in electronic format.