IPTC’s Controlled Vocabulary Catalog for NewsML-G2

The specifications of NewsML-G2 requires to define a Catalog of controlled vocabularies used with this item.

A Catalog provides a mapping of the Scheme-URI – the globally unique and unambiguous identifier for a controlled vocabulary taking the format of a URL – to an alias-string to be used with the QCodes in NewsML-G2 items.

To improve interoperability IPTC has defined a set of controlled vocabularies – branded as NewsCodes - for the use with NewsML-G2 by anybody and a corresponding Catalog file. This file also includes linked non-IPTC vocabularies.