The Use of Automatic Indexing for Authority Control

  • Martin Dillon
  • Rebecca C. Knight
  • Margaret F. Lospinuso
  • John Ulmschneider


Thesaurus-based automatic indexing and automatic authority control share common ground as word-matching processes. To demonstrate the resemblance, an experimental system utilizing automatic indexing as its core process was implemented to perform authority control on a collection of bibliographic records. Details of the system are given and results discussed. The benefits of exploiting the resemblance between the two systems are examined

How to Cite
Dillon, M., Knight, R. C., Lospinuso, M. F., & Ulmschneider, J. (1981). The Use of Automatic Indexing for Authority Control. Information Technology and Libraries, 14(4), 268-277.