[OAI-implementers] item and resource?
Wed, 2 Oct 2002 13:44:12 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> Sorry if this is a dumb question, but what's the difference
> between a "resource" and an "item" as it relates to the OAI-PMH?
> Thanks for any clarification.
Consider the example of a meteorite in a museum:
o resource: the meteorite (a real, physical object in this case)
o item: details recorded about the resource in the repository, might
o record: a record disseminated in oai_dc might include the fields:
Hope this helps,