[OAI-general] OAI and IMS
Mon, 26 Nov 2001 23:21:07 +0000 (GMT)
Again, for info...
The IMS Digital Repositories Working Group has released a Digital
Repositories White Paper
The paper discusses the scope of the working group, which includes:
- integration of e-learning with existing and emerging online digital
asset services; and,
- repository technology to support the configuration, presentation, and
delivery of learning objects.
The paper mentions 'gathering' of metadata from digital repositories.
While there is no specific mention of using the OAI-MHP as the basis for
metadata gathering, I (as one of the contributors to the paper) would
anticipate that it is likely to be seen as the technology of choice for
this. (OAI is mentioned in passing in the first para of section 3.).
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