[OAI-implementers] RSS Feed Form the UIUC OAI Registry
Thomas G. Habing
Wed, 05 Nov 2003 10:16:51 -0600
I've just added an RDF Site Summary (RSS) feed to the OAI registry at UIUC.
The URL for the RSS feed is http://gita.grainger.uiuc.edu/registry/rss.asp
This may be useful for people who are trying to keep track of the latest and
greatest OAI providers. The RSS feed will list the 10 most recently added
or modified repositories. This is something I just threw together without
knowing too much about RSS, so if anyone discovers any problems please let
Last night I also ran my gOAIglePop script. This script programatically
does some Google searches, looking for OAI repositories. If it finds a URL
which appears to be an OAI repository it issues an Identify request. If it
gets a valid response, its found a repository. The results of the script
run can be found at http://gita.grainger.uiuc.edu/registry/gOAIgle.xml The
latest run found three previously unknown repositories (at least to the
registry). If anyone is interested, the best Google query I've found for
finding OAI repositories is 'allinurl:verb=Identify'. Type this into the
Google query textbox and press Search.
Comments are welcome and enjoy...
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