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Professionally Indisposed to Change
March 20, 2009

© 2009 Ken Hamma. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License (…

ORE Specification and User Guide
December 10, 2007

Open Archives Initiative Object Reuse and Exchange (OAI-ORE) defines standards for the description and exchange of aggregations of Web resources.  This document provides an introduction and …

Interoperability for the Discovery, Use, and Re-Use of Units of Scholarly Communication
August 20, 2007

"This paper describes the work of the Object Re-Use and Exchange (ORE) project of the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) to develop one component of this new infrastructure in order to support t…

Size Isn't Everything: Sustainable Repositories as Evidenced by Sustainable Deposit Profiles
August 9, 2007

The key to a successful repository is sustained deposits, and the key to sustained deposits is community engagement. This article looks at deposit profiles automatically generated from OAI harves…

Metadata for All: Descriptive Standards and Metadata Sharing across Libraries, Archives and Museums
January 1, 2007

Integrating digital content from libraries, archives and museums represents a persistent challenge. While the history of standards development is rife with examples of cross-community experimentati…

Report of the January 2007 ORE-TC Meeting
January 1, 2007

A detalied report of the results of the meeting of OAI-ORE Technical Committee describing features and requirements of the ORE model and its context in the Web Architecture. …

Contexts and Contributions: Building the Distributed Library
January 1, 2006

Martha L. Brogan's Contexts and Contributions: Building the Distributed Library is a major contribution to the Digital Library Federation's (DLF) suite of work that focuses on the Open …

Moving Towards Shareable Metadata
January 1, 2006

A focus of digital libraries, particularly since the advent of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, is aggregating from multiple collections metadata describing digital co…

Open Access Federation for Library and Information Science
January 1, 2006

Self-archiving, the practice of depositing one's works in an OAI-compliant archive, is a key strategy for innovating scholarly communication and achieving open access. DL-Harvest, a subject se…

Automated Capture of Thumbnails and Thumbshots for Use by Metadata Aggregation Services
January 1, 2006

The practice of including thumbnails in short record displays, increasingly common in local implementations, is being adopted by metadata aggregation service providers as well. In addition, thumbna…

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