This lecture focuses on the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for
Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). We will cover its origins, current
status and future directions.
- Herbert Van de Sompel, Thomas Krichel, Michael L. Nelson, Patrick
Hochstenbach, Victor M. Lyapunov, Kurt Maly, Mohammad Zubair, Mohamed
Kholief, Xiaoming Liu, and Heath O'Connell, The UPS Prototype: An
Experimental End-User Service across E-Print Archives, D-Lib Magazine,
6(2), February 2000.
UPS was the demo system that lead to the creation of the Santa Fe
Convention. The SFC is the historical predecessor to what is now known as OAI.
- Lagoze, Carl and Van de Sompel, Herbert. 2001. The Open Archives
Initiative: Building a low-barrier interoperability framework . 2001.
Proceedings of JCDL 2001
This paper documents the status of the OAI-PMH version 1.1.
- Van de Sompel, Herbert and Lagoze, Carl. Notes from the Interoperability
Front: A Progress Report on the Open Archives Initiative, Proceedings of
This paper documents the status of the OAI-PMH version 2.0.
- Clifford Lynch. 2001. Metadata Harvesting and the Open Archives Initiative
. ARL Monthly Report 217, August 2001.
This article discusses some implications of the proliferation of