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Higher Education

This research guide will provide you with starting points for finding information on higher education.

Useful Educational Thesaurii

A subject thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary which includes subject terms for a specific discipline. The Education thesaurii listed can be used to find the most appropriate search terms for use in specific databases.

A thesaurus usually contains hierarchical relationships, from general to more specific concepts. You may come across the following abbreviations:

  • BT (Broad term)
  • NT (Narrower terms)
  • RT (Related terms)
  • UF (Used for)

A scope note explaining the meaning of the term may also be included.

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