[OAI-general] OAI protocol version 1.1

herbert van de sompel herbertv@cs.cornell.edu
Sun, 01 Jul 2001 15:47:04 -0400

dear all,

(appologies for cross-posting)

As announced, we are releasing version 1.1 of the Metadata Harvesting
protocol of the OAI.  This version is compliant with the W3C XML Schema
Recommendation of May 2001 (see primer at

* Version 1.1 of the Metadata Harvesting protocol of the OAI is now
available at http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/openarchivesprotocol.htm .

* Instruction for migrating from version 1.0 to version 1.1 are at
http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/1.1/migration.htm .

* Details about the OAI strategy to phase out version 1.0 are at
http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/1.1/migration-strategy.htm .

The migration should really be simple. We wish you the best of luck with


Carl and Herbert