[OAI-implementers] identifier question

Andy Powell a.powell@ukoln.ac.uk
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 23:05:22 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, deridder wrote:

> If an OAI record is for a multi-page document (several
> different URLs), is it accepted practice to simply use
> the link to the first page, for the Dublin Core identifier
> field?

I'd be tempted to repeat dc:identifier to provide a list of the URLs for
each page/part.

But it's worth noting that the simple oai_dc format isn't expressive
enough to differentiate between 'here are several URLs, you need them all'
and 'here are several URLs, they are alternatives'.

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