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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'oai-pmh', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) is a protocol developed by the Open Archives Initiative. It is used to harvest (or collect) the metadata descriptions of the records in an archive so that services can be built using metadata from many archives. An implementation of OAI-PMH must support representing metadata in Dublin Core, but may also support additional representations. The protocol is usually just referred to as the OAI Protocol. OAI-PMH uses XML over HTTP. The current version is 2.0, updated in 2008. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: OAI-PMH)

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Metadata related to 'oai-pmh' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'oai-pmh': 95 (5.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'oai-pmh' across all Ariadne articles: 346
  • Average number of references to 'oai-pmh' per Ariadne article: 3.64
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'oai-pmh': 2002-04
  • Trending factor of 'oai-pmh': 1.2 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'oai-pmh':

  1. ed summers (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jeremy frumkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. ross singer (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. r. john robertson (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

A Bug's Life?: How Metaphors from Ecology Can Articulate the Messy Details of Repository Interactions

R. John Robertson, Mahendra Mahey and Phil Barker introduce work investigating an alternative model of repository and service interaction.

October 2008, issue57, feature article

Stargate: Exploring Static Repositories for Small Publishers

R. John Robertson introduces a project examining the potential benefits of OAI-PMH Static Repositories as a means of enabling small publishers to participate more fully in the information environment.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

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