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Schools Online Thesaurus

"The Schools Online Thesaurus (ScOT) provides a controlled vocabulary of terms used in Australian and New Zealand schools. It encompasses all subject areas as well as terms describing educational and administrative processes."

General information
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Vocabulary type: 
Current version/edition : 
Version 6.4
Current version date: 
Fri, 2009-07-17
Available formats: 
Data available in SKOS RDF and VDEX xml.
Was vocabulary created as a course project: 
Scope and Usage

ScOT is "an ideal vocabulary to integrate into 'search' mechanisms of learning management systems." "
"Using ScOT terms in school catalogues or web metadata allows more comprehensive description of:

  • online electronic resources, such as learning objects, film clips and images
  • printed materials found in online catalogues
  • research, policy and administrative documents relevant to school education.
Used By: 

The Learning Federation; Schools Catalogue Information Service; edna

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Terms and Conditions
Licensing Options: 

A "non-exclusive, perpetual Licence to Use the Database for the Purpose only in Australia on the Site in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Licence Agreement."

Purchase/Subscription Price: 
Import/download instructions : 
Vocabulary provider name: 
Curriculum Corporation