Library thesaurus

Our thesaurus provides a list of terms commonly used across the fire, Emergency Medical Services and emergency management sectors. It points you to the best terms for searching collections through our online catalog. We welcome your suggestions for new or revised terms.

Each term generally includes links to Broader Terms, Narrower Terms and/or Related Terms. Other links may include Scope Notes, Used For and Use.

To find a term, click on one of the letters below to browse alphabetically.

Note: the Library of Congress source code designation for this thesaurus is 'netc'