Open Archives: Communities, Interoperability and Services

Recommended Reading

The following are selected documents that can be perused in preparation for the workshop for those not well-acqainted with the OAI and its Metadata Harvesting Protocol:
  1. Open Archives Initiative Website

  2. The Open Archives Initiative: Building a low-barrier interoperability framework (JCDL 2001)

  3. Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting v1.1
Links to projects that use OAI technology or that support OAI activity:
  1. ARC (Cross-Archive OAI Search Engine)

  2. Kepler (Personal OAI Server)

  3. E-Prints (DL-in-a-box with OAI support)

  4. Repository Explorer (OAI compliance tester)

Last updated : 26 August 2001