Scope note

In general a scope note is a notation delimits and identifies the content of a topic or the meaning of a term. The scope note in a thesaurus gives the definition of a descriptor.







Browne, G. (1992). Scope notes for LISA subject-headings. Online Review, 16(1), 3-16.


See also: Scope (Core Concepts in LIS).


Birger Hjørland

Last edited: 19-06-2006