Overview of content related to 'infrastructure' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/85/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=friederike%20schimmelpfennig&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en The Open Archives Forum http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/open-archives-forum <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue31/open-archives-forum#author1">Susanne Dobratz</a>, <a href="/issue31/open-archives-forum#author2">Friederike Schimmelpfennig</a> and <a href="/issue31/open-archives-forum#author3">Peter Schirmbacher</a> introduce the new Open Archives Forum project to promote the ideas of the OAI in Europe.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="The_Open_Archives_Forum:_Mission_and_Goals">The Open Archives Forum: Mission and Goals</h3> <p>The Open Archives Forum provides a European focus for the dissemination of information about European activities in Open Archives. A particular focus is on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI). The Open Archives Forum aims to promote the idea of globally distributed digital archives within Europe, to support the establishment of new digital archives and their related services, and to initiate European special interest groups. It is important to add particular European interests to already existing models such as the Open Archives Initiative.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue31/open-archives-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue31 feature article friederike schimmelpfennig peter schirmbacher susanne dobratz cornell university d-lib magazine oai ukoln repec archives bibliographic data cataloguing data database digital archive digital library digitisation dissemination dublin core framework infrastructure interoperability metadata open archives initiative portal repositories research search technology software standards url web portal xml Wed, 10 Apr 2002 23:00:00 +0000 editor 868 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk