[OAI-implementers] Searching open archives
Mascord, M (Matthew)
M.Mascord at rl.ac.uk
Tue Nov 2 08:49:20 EST 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: oai-implementers-bounces at openarchives.org
> [mailto:oai-implementers-bounces at openarchives.org]On Behalf
> Of Tim Brody
> > One thought I've had about this is using somekind of lookup
> mechanism - as
> > used with CrossRef to get the DOI for a specific reference.
> OAIster have on their list of intended developments support
> for OpenURL and
> Z39.50 (presumably ZRW). I would hope, as OpenURL gains support, that
> individual archives will provide OpenURL resolvers and
> exports through OAI
> (to allow structured linking).
This may or may not help (perhaps if you're after some example data)
but our repository (http://epubs.cclrc.ac.uk/oai?verb=Identify)
has an interface with CrossRef and we export both DOIs and partial
OpenURLs in the dc:identifier field.
This provides a way for us to supply structured citation
information in the Dublin Core metadata.
We don't have an OpenURL resolver yet.
Matthew Mascord, CCLRC, UK
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