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[EP-tech] Thesauri in EPrints



Hi all,

just to give you an idea, this is the UNESCO thesaurus
http://vocabularies.unesco.org/browser/thesaurus/en/

Denis

On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 3:49 PM, Andy Reid <Andy.REID at lshtm.ac.uk> wrote:

> By the way, the script does not generate the true top level, which is the
> leading letter:
>
>
>
> ?         Anatomy <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatomy> [A]
>
> ?         Organisms <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organism> [B]
>
> ?         Diseases [C]
>
> ?         Chemicals <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_substance> and
> Drugs [D]
>
> ?         Analytical, Diagnostic
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_diagnosis> and Therapeutic
> Techniques and Equipment [E]
>
> ?         Psychiatry <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychiatry> and
> Psychology <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychology> [F]
>
> ?         Biological Sciences
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biological_sciences> [G]
>
> ?         Physical Sciences
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physical_sciences> [H]
>
> ?         Anthropology <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropology>,
> Education, Sociology <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sociology> and Social
> Phenomena [I]
>
> ?         Technology and Food and Beverages [J]
>
> ?         Humanities <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanities> [K]
>
> ?         Information Science
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_Science> [L]
>
> ?         Persons [M]
>
> ?         Health Care [N]
>
> ?         Publication Characteristics [V]
>
> ?         Geographic <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic> Locations
> [Z]
>
>
>
> This is left as an exercise for the reader, as they say.
>
>
>
> Andy
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@
> ecs.soton.ac.uk] *On Behalf Of *Andy Reid
> *Sent:* 21 October 2016 14:30
>
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Thesauri in EPrints
>
>
>
> OK, here it is:
>
> MESH Subjects file
>
> Perl Script
>
> MESH source file
>
> MESH toplevel headings
>
>
>
> http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/2965187/
>
>
>
> Enjoy
>
>
>
> Andy
>
>
>
> *From:* eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@
> ecs.soton.ac.uk <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>] *On Behalf Of *Lizz
> Jennings
> *Sent:* 21 October 2016 11:59
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Thesauri in EPrints
>
>
>
> I?m looking at a similarly large source ? sounds like it would be useful
> to see your code if only to avoid obvious pitfalls.
>
>
>
> I suppose the ideal would be to have a tool that could handle a range of
> different vocabularies ? Mesh seems like an obvious candidate for testing
> as it?s so comprehensive.
>
>
>
> Lizz
>
>
>
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>
> Research Data Librarian (Systems)
>
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>
>
> *From:* eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@
> ecs.soton.ac.uk <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>] *On Behalf Of *Andy
> Reid
> *Sent:* 21 October 2016 11:46
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> *Subject:* Re: [EP-tech] Thesauri in EPrints
>
>
>
> I did try converting the MESH (MEdical Subject Headings) ontology into an
> Eprints Subject tree, back when we started about five years ago.  I
> succeeded insofar as the script built a subject file that could be imported
> correctly in principle.  But it was so vast that the test server ground to
> a halt ? I think there were 50000+ terms.  Also, the problem is that MESH
> is not really one ontology, but about twenty separate dimensions: Disease,
> Body Part, Geography, Study Population, etc etc.  I can probably dig out
> the script and/or the load file if anyone wants to have a play with it.
> Probably only of interest to Medical Schools.
>
>
>
> Andy
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> Andy Reid
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> *From:* eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@
> ecs.soton.ac.uk <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk>] *On Behalf Of *Lizz
> Jennings
> *Sent:* 20 October 2016 16:49
> *To:* eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> *Subject:* [EP-tech] Thesauri in EPrints
>
>
>
> Hello all,
>
>
>
> Has anyone implemented a thesaurus in place of the standard subject tree
> in EPrints?
>
>
>
> Has anyone tried to implement a thesaurus in place of the standard subject
> tree in EPrints and found it impossible because of some fundamental
> incompatibility?
>
>
>
> I would be interested in hearing any experiences before planning work in
> this area!
>
>
>
> Lizz
>
>
>
> --
>
> Lizz Jennings BA MSc ACLIP MCLIP (Revalidated 2015)
>
> Research Data Librarian (Systems)
>
> The Library 4.10, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY UK
>
> Ext. 3570 (External 01225 383570)
>
> E.Jennings at bath.ac.uk
>
> Research Data Management: http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/data
>
>
>
>
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