A women's thesaurus in Turkey

Alakus, Meral
April 2007
Indexer;Apr2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p176
Academic Journal
In April 1994, as part of a Project on the Promotion of Education and Employment of Working People in Turkey, a Women's Documentation Center was established for the collection of material relating to women's studies, particularly in Turkey. This article explores issues related to the preparation of the bilingual thesaurus.


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