Participate in the OAI community by sharing information or by implementing the
Archived Mail Lists:
- The OAI general list is
a moderated, low-traffic forum for OAI issues and announcements of a non-technical nature.
- The OAI implementers list is
a forum for technical discussions about the OAI protocol and its use.
- DATA PROVIDERS - These participants administer systems that support the
OAI protocol as a means of exposing metadata about the content in their repository.
registered data providers
as a data provider
- SERVICE PROVIDERS - These participants issue OAI protocol requests to
the systems of data providers and use the returned metadata as a basis for
building value-added services.
registered service providers
as a service provider
Community specific standards and conventions:
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