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View Resource The Data Archive

The University of Essex hosts "the largest collection of accessible computer-readable data in the social sciences and humanities in the United Kingdom," housing over 7000 datasets of information for secondary research in a variety of disciplines. Users can search the catalog and indexes by subject or keyword using the BIRON (Information Retrieval On-line) system or its associated thesarus, HASSET...

https://data-archive.ac.uk/
View Resource PlumbDesign Visual Thesaurus

The designers at Plumb Design have put a new twist on how Internauts might use a thesaurus on the Web through the application of Thinkmap software, which animates data by interfacing directly with a database. In contrast to the traditional linear thesaurus, users browse this two- and sometimes three-dimensional site, which presents word relationships graphically. In this instance the underlying...

http://www.visualthesaurus.com/index.jsp
View Resource Wordsmyth: The Educational Dictionary -- Thesaurus

Relaunched with a new search engine and other new features in July, Wordsmyth: The Educational Dictionary-Thesaurus (WEDT) touts itself as "the premier online American English dictionary with an integrated thesaurus." WEDT contains 50,000 headwords and well-defined and hyperlinked synonyms. The site offers multiple search strategies for different purposes allowing users to perform narrow or...

https://www.wordsmyth.net/
View Resource UNESCO Thesaurus

The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ) Library has available a trilingual (preferred terms in English/French/Spanish) Thesaurus of some 7,000 terms that "closely reflects the evolving content of UNESCO documents and publications." Users may browse the online Thesaurus alphabetically or hierarchically. The Thesaurus includes French and Spanish equivalents of...

http://vocabularies.unesco.org/browser/thesaurus/en/
View Resource ETB Thesaurus

The European Treasury Browser (ETB) Project has recently released a multilingual thesaurus available in eight languages: Danish, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish. The thesaurus is "aimed at indexing educational resources" and building an "interoperable infrastructure to exchange and network metadata on educational resources for schools in Europe." The project seeks to...

http://www.eun.org/home;jsessionid=B5FC79A9FC0B5439AC65A22A4...
View Resource LookWAYup: Translating Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Search Tool

LookWAYup is a dictionary, thesaurus, and translation search tool that allows users to look up and/or search words and phrases on its Web page or the Internet using search engines. Available in English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese, this service is free to persons and organizations that have fewer than 25 potential users and that carry out less than an average of 1,000 lookups per day....

http://lookwayup.com/free/default.htm
View Resource General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

Differences in terminology and language can be major barriers to effective international collaborations -- such as in the development of (often delicate) environmental protection agreements. To reduce these barriers, several European and US environmental agencies have joined forces to develop a common terminology system, called GEMET. This General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus (GEMET) is "a...

https://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/en/themes/
View Resource Nisus Thesaurus

While many applications feature a dictionary, this latest application will come in handy for those who have been searching for a quality thesaurus to add to their bevy of computer tools. Nisus Thesaurus can be used in any services enabled application and it contains over 120,000 words and a built-in glossary. Even better is the fact that when users look for any given word, the Nisus Thesaurus will...

https://www.nisus.com/Thesaurus/
View Resource Nisus Thesaurus 1.0.3

While many applications feature a dictionary, this latest application will come in handy for those who have been searching for a quality thesaurus to add to their bevy of computer tools. Nisus Thesaurus can be used in any services enabled application and it contains over 120,000 words and a built-in glossary. Even better is the fact that when users look for any given word, the Nisus Thesaurus will...

https://www.nisus.com/Thesaurus/
View Resource Visuwords

What would a visual graphical dictionary look like? The Visuwords website gives expression to such a concept, and it does so by producing diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Upon entering the site, visitors will be presented with a random word, complete with various "connections". On the left-hand of the page, visitors can learn about the different coded connections which indicate relationships...

https://visuwords.com/?utm_content=buffer5049f&utm_medium=so...