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A service of the Resource Discovery Network [Logo]

Open Archives Initiaitve

Lightweight protocol for providing and gathering metadata

Initially for exposing metadata about eprints/research outputs

Now a carrier of metadata about a variety of data types

OAI requires data provider and service provider

Minimum requirement is simple Dublin Core wrapped within an OAI header and footer

Humbul is an OAI data provider for the Resource Discovery Network [@]