[OAI-general] Open source Java OAI provider and harvester

John Weatherley jweather@ucar.edu
Thu, 26 Jun 2003 16:03:56 -0600 (MDT)

Open source Java OAI provider and harvester with support for ODL search

The Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE) is pleased to 
announce its latest version of OAI software. The DLESE OAI software is 
designed to be simple to install, configure and use and includes both a 
data provider and harvester. The data provider serves metadata from XML 
files, automatically updating what is provided whenever the XML files 
change. The harvester likewise saves harvested metadata to files. 

The software supports the OAI-PHM v2.0. In addition, the data provider 
exposes its metadata to outside clients as a web service through an Open 
Digital Libraries (ODL) search interface. Remote clients can perform 
keyword search queries over the metadata using the ODL search interface 
and receive an ordered list of matching records within the standard 
OAI-PMH XML response. 

The software is packaged as a Java WAR file for use in a servlet 
environment such as Tomcat and will run on UNIX, Windows and Mac OS X.

The software is available under the GPL open source license.

A full list of features and information is available at:

The software can be downloaded from:

John Weatherley, DLESE Program Center