Hi Matt,

It depends on the subject area of your repository. There are dozens of
controlled vocabularies that exist (not including specific Enterprise
Content Management controlled vocabularies). If you can describe your
collection, people might be able to advise you better.

Jacob Ratliff
Archivist/Taxonomy Librarian
National Fire Protection Association

On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Matthew Sherman
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Hello Code4Libbers,
> I am working on cleaning up our institutional repository, and one of the
> big areas of improvement needed is the list of terms from the subject
> fields.  It is messy and I want to take the subject terms and place them
> into a much better order.  I was contemplating using Library of Congress
> Subject Headings, but I wanted to see what others have done in this area to
> see if there is another good controlled vocabulary that could work better.
> Any insight is welcome.  Thanks for your time everyone.
> Matt Sherman
> Digital Content Librarian
> University of Bridgeport