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Thesaurus for Ethics in the Life Sciences

The Thesaurus for Ethics in the Life Sciences is a multilingual and controlled indexing and research tool including all fields of bioethics. The Thesaurus provides adequate coverage of current developments in bioethics – a field of science characterised by heterogeneity and multidisciplinarity – and should prove useful in making literature research and indexing more efficient.

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8th Edition
Current version date: 
Sat, 2012-09-01
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Searchable/browsable online, XML download
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The various functional features of the Thesaurus are mainly geared to the needs of the two major target groups: researchers – both experts and interested members of the public – as well as librarians and information specialists indexing bioethical literature and documents.

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Terms and Conditions
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The download area offers access to a free download of the entire Thesaurus in XML format after registration and accepting the terms and conditions of use.

Vocabulary provider name: 
Deutsches Referenzzentrum für Ethik in den Biowissenschaften
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