EnCompass Digital Thesaurus

Rapid and structured search of relevant topics

EnCompass Digital Thesaurus

The EnCompass Thesaurus enhances content for optimal retrieval and precision searching via a controlled vocabulary. Users can now access a digital version of the EnCompass Thesaurus through Engineering Village, along with an annual print version. This exclusive online access enables you to quickly identify controlled vocabulary terms, easily find synonyms and related terms, and improve your search strategy with suggested and narrower terms.

Quick Facts:

  • Controlled vocabulary of 7,500 scientific terms and concepts
  • Basis for LIT and PAT indexing
  • Developed from the viewpoint of oil and gas professionals
  • Updated annually
  • Includes detailed scope notes for terms

Three new search functions accelerate research speed

  • Click Search to display controlled vocabulary terms containing the term you are searching for, and broader, narrower, and related terms.
  • Click Exact Term if you already know a controlled vocabulary term and want to go directly to its thesaurus entry.
  • Click Browse to scan the thesaurus alphabetically.

The EnCompass Thesaurus is now in its 51st edition!

Created in 1964 by the American Petroleum Institute with the pooled resources of leading competing oil companies, the EnCompass Thesaurus remains an authoritative source of indexing for leading international integrated oil and gas companies and others involved in downstream petroleum and petrochemical activities.The EnCompass Thesaurus, 51st Edition is available. Order your copy today.

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