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.
- The current version is 36, published in May 2021
- View/download the file which can be found at the URL:
IPTC’s Controlled Vocabulary Catalog for SportsML-G2
- The current version is 1, as of May 2016
- View/download the file which can be obtained by the URL:
IPTC Experimental Catalog
This catalog is used for experimental new features and projects that we are currently investigating. It is subject to change at any time and should not be relied upon for live projects in production.
The current version is 3, updated in December 2019.
Download the latest experimental catalog from: