Accession Number : ADA020031

Title :   The PLASTEC Indexing System: A Consideration of Possible Adjustments Required by the DDC Program for Service Support to PLASTEC.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : TRACOR JITCO INC ROCKVILLE MD

Personal Author(s) : Tompkins,R. Stephen

Report Date : 15 DEC 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : The report examines the precoordinated system of indexing used by the Plastics Technical Evaluation Center (PLASTEC) to determine the present problems with the system as well as new requirements that would be forced onto the system as a result of the conversion to computerized service and support by the Defense Documentation Center (DDC). Recommendations made for the improvement of PLASTEC indexing are: (1) improved management of indexing operations, (2) the production of an interim controlled vocabulary list, and (3) the creation of a microthesaurus of plastics terms.

Descriptors :   *Subject indexing, *Information systems, Vocabulary, Assessment, Indexes, Information centers, Plastics, Thesauri

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE