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Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting January 27, 2015

Posted by sandyclaus in Academic Technology.
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Interoperability through Metadata Exchange

The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability. Data Providers are repositories that expose structured metadata via OAI-PMH. Service Providers then make OAI-PMH service requests to harvest that metadata. OAI-PMH is a set of six verbs or services that are invoked within HTTP.

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