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ISO/TC 37 “Terminology and other language and content resources” standardizes basic principles, requirements and methods concerning the management of terminology as well as language resources and other content resources. Today, the scope of ISO/TC 37 covers basic principles, requirements and methods for virtually all kinds of structured content at the level of lexical semantics.

Part of ISO/TC 37’s vision is that worldwide use of ISO/TC 37 standards helps


• to enhance the overall quality of 
   terminologies and other language 
   and content resources in all subject

• to improve information management
   within various industrial, technical and
   scientific environments, 

•  to reduce its costs, and 

• to increase efficiency in technical
   standardization and professional

See ISO/TC 37 Business Plan

See  ISO/TC 37 in brief 


ISO/TC 37/SC 1 Principles and methods → see

ISO/TC 37/SC 2 Terminographical and lexicographical working methods → see

ISO/TC 37/SC 3 Systems to manage terminology, knowledge and content → see, see also

ISO/TC 37/SC 4 Language resource management → see, see also

As from 1 January 2009, the Secretariat of ISO/TC 37 is held by the China National Institute for Standardization (CNIS) on behalf of the Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SAC).

Last update: 2011-07-07

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