Unit of information scheme


Information recording the classification system, thesaurus or termlist from which a recorded term is taken.

How to record

Use a single term, using punctuation only where it forms a part of the name and capitalisation for proper names. Maintain a list of standard terms. Use only where there are not specific associated system units eg for Object name use Object name system to record the termlist or class system used.


in house termlist


The unit should be associated with units of information where termlists or classification systems are required, such as Material, Content activity.

Information group

Amendment history

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust