Notes from the Interoperability Front: A Progress Report on the Open Archives Initiative

  • Herbert Van de Sompel
  • Carl Lagoze
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2458)

Abstract

The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) was first released in January 2001. Since that time, the protocol has been adopted by a broad community and become the focus of a number of research and implementation projects. We describe the various activities building on the OAI-PMH since its first release. We then describe the activities and decisions leading up to the release of a stable Version 2 of the OAI-PMH. Finally, we describe the key features of OAI-PMH Version 2.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Van de Sompel
    • 1
  • Carl Lagoze
    • 2
  1. 1.Research LibraryLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos Alamos
  2. 2.Computing and Information ScienceCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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