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Controlled vocabulary has an important role in search and browsing functions. Using controlled vocabulary is strongly recommended when the field information will be used in searching and browsing. Controlled vocabulary can be locally created when you cannot find a right one for your collection. In many cases <type> and <format> are the fields that require locally created controlled vocabularies. These locally created controlled vocabularies should be managed and used in consistent way. Below is the list of readily available controlled vocabularies.