The Locate Thesaurus is a three-level hierarchical thesaurus that describes the business functions carried out across Monash University. It’s main purpose is to promote the consistent classification of University business information. The Retention and Disposal Authority is based on LOCATE.
The Monash University thesaurus contains a three level taxonomy of functions as well as non-preferred terms and related terms. It uses standard thesaurus relationships of broader/narrower, use/use for, and related.
Not only was the thesaurus built using a.k.a.® software, but a.k.a.® was also used to directly publish the thesaurus online. The fully customizable templates are included as the standard a.k.a.® installation.