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NODE LABEL
  1. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    Label inserted into a hierarchical or classified display to show how the terms have been arranged.


    Example:


    Source:
    Willpower Information


  2. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    A term that acts as a parent to terms and which is used systematically to indicate a logical category for the term consistently throughout the hierarchy. Also known as facets or nested sets. Node labels generally appear between angled brackets. Node labels are not used for retrieval purposes; they are dummy terms which serve an organizational function only. Node labels group together related or sibling preferred terms together under one heading.


    Example:
    NODE LABEL: <personnel policy> recruitment policy employee code of conduct


    Source:
    Derived from multiple sources


    URL:
  3. Context:
    Taxonomy


    Definition:
    Node Label Heading - A heading consisting of a term used in the systematic section of a thesaurus to indicate the logical basis on which a category is divided.


    Example:


    Source:
    MARC 21 Format for Authority Data


    URL:

See also

HIERARCHICAL RELATIONSHIP
HIERARCHY