[OAI-implementers] Requesting a part of a record possible wit
Wed, 21 Jan 2004 21:48:17 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, Young,Jeff wrote:
> I was thinking of using custom description schemas to define these things
> for the ERRoL service, but if there is a commonly accepted mechanism, all
> the better.
The JISC Information Environment Service Registry Pilot Project (cor
blimey, that's a bit of a mouthful! :-) ) is developing an experimental
registry of the collections and services that make up the UK higher
education information landscape. See
for details. As part of this work, the project has developed an
'application profile' for describing various kinds of services, including
Z, SRW, SOAP, CGI, RSS, OAI-PMH, etc.
I'm not sure how easy you'll find it to work your way thru the pages, but
the application profile and some examples are linked from:
You'll note that for SOAP-based services like SRW, the 'service'
descriptions link to an external WSDL file, rather than re-inventing the
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