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The ELSST Thesaurus has been updated
23 September 2021
ELSST is a broad-based, multilingual thesaurus for the social sciences. On September 14, the latest version of the ELSST was released. DANS contributed to the Dutch translation.
ELSST is currently available in 14 languages (including the source language English), with translation of Preferred Terms 98-100% complete in each target language: Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish. Out of the 14 available languages, all have been updated, with the exception of Spanish, Danish and Czech. Widia Mahabier (DANS) worked on the Dutch translation.
European Language Social Science Thesaurus
ELSST is a broad-based, multilingual thesaurus for the social sciences. It is owned and published by CESSDA. ELSST is used for data discovery within CESSDA and facilitates access to data resources across Europe, independent of domain, resource, language or vocabulary.
The thesaurus covers the core social science disciplines: politics, sociology, economics, education, law, crime, demography, health, employment, information and communication technology and, increasingly, environmental science.