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Thesaurus of International Trade Terms

"The International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Thesaurus of International Trade Terms is a controlled and structured list of words and phrases used to tag and index information found on the ITA’s websites and databases. The thesaurus covers all subjects related to international trade and foreign investment with particular emphasis on exporting, trade promotion, market access and enforcement and compliance. The thesaurus is structured into six domains or micro-thesauri:

Seed Potato Classification Scheme

"The Seed Potato Classification Scheme (SPCS) provides classification of all potatoes produced and marketed in England and Wales, depending on the class of the parent seed, and the health of the crop and tubers. The aim of the SPCS is to provide assurance that seed potatoes delivered to buyers and growers meet specified minimum health and quality standards."

Local Government Classification Scheme

"This Local Government Classification Scheme (LGCS) is published on behalf of the Records Management Society of Great Britain, Local Government Group. Its objective is to promote improved records management practices within local government.
Use - A fileplan with retention schedules it supports local authorities in the areas of Data Protection, Freedom of Information and the Local Government Act."

Integrated Public Sector Vocabulary

"The Integrated Public Sector Vocabulary (IPSV) is an 'encoding scheme' for populating the e-GMS Subject element of metadata. It is fully compliant with ISO 2788 and BS 8723, the International and British Standards for monolingual thesauri. The vocabulary was developed with the backing of the ODPM (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) and the eGU (Cabinet Office e-Government Unit). Version 1.00 was released in April 2005; Version 2.00 supersedes it, as of 3 April 2006.