[OAI-implementers] 2/27/01 - Curious and Interested
Gorden-Ozgul, Patricia E
Tue, 27 Feb 2001 14:12:55 -0500
Forgive me the cross-posting to the general list, but I fear I shall get no
response from there.
I haven't seen anything coming through it.
Pat Gorden-Ozgul BNL-ISD Systems
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gorden-Ozgul, Patricia E
> Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2001 1:57 PM
> To: 'OAI-General List'
> Subject: 2/27/01 - Curious and Interested
> Hello OAI-General List:
> I'm looking for some information in general 'layman's terms' what your
> organization is doing with regard to exchange of scholarly writings.
> Let me explain myself. Perhaps that may give a clue about where my
> questions originate. I am wondering if our organization, Brookhaven
> National Laboratory and specifically our Information Services Division
> (ISD which encompasses the Research Library where I work), might either
> benefit from participation in what you are doing or might be a pertinent
> information source for you.
> I am not a librarian, nor am I a scientist. I am a systems specialist who
> works with relational databases in a research library. Part of my
> function is to maintain a repository of both metadata and content of
> various publications related to the pursuit of federally-funded research
> and development activities. I work with both UNIX and NT based systems;
> I've worked extensively in data manipulation activities to include UNIX
> utilities, perl, cgi scripting in shell and perl, SGML and HTML. I've
> dabbled with XML. I understand the concepts of DTDs and parsing. I
> partially understand your specification from the protocol for metadata
> harvesting. I've read much at your site.
> Would someone be able to provide me with an outline of how OAI might be of
> benefit to us? Or how we might contribute? Have you a public affairs
> representative perhaps?
> I appreciate any and all information you might provide.
> Thank you.
> Pat Gorden-Ozgul BNL-ISD Systems
> firstname.lastname@example.org 631-344-5159