[OAI-implementers] OAI Static Repository Specfication released

Simeon Warner simeon@cs.cornell.edu
Fri, 23 Apr 2004 11:45:55 -0400 (EDT)

We are pleased to announce the release of the OAI Static Repository and
Static Repository Gateway Specification:

The OAI Static Repository provides a simple approach for exposing
relatively static and small collections of metadata records through the
OAI-PMH, without the complexity of implementing an OAI-PMH server. A
Static Repository is an XML file containing metadata records and
repository information that is made accessible at a persistent HTTP URL. A
Static Repository Gateway provides intermediation for one or more Static
Repositories by responding to OAI-PMH requests using data from the Static

To coincide with the release of this specification, the Los Alamos
National Laboratory Research Library announces an update of their Static
Repository Gateway software. The gateway software is available from
Download from:

Herbert Van de Sompel
Carl Lagoze
Michael Nelson
Simeon Warner
Patrick Hochstenbach
Henry Jerez