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OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) defines rules for the exchange of metadata across digital repositories. A digital repository can use OAI-PMH to allow external metadata aggregators to harvest metadata from the repository. Unqualified Dublin Core is the basic metadata requirement for a repository implementing OAI-PMH.

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Formal Name/Title (ISO, ANSI): Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting

Alternative Name/Title: OAI Protocol

Standards Creating / Publishing Body: Open Archives Initiative

Date of Creation: 2001

Date of Latest Revision: 2008

Software Tools Implementing Standards: Fedora Repository Project, Space, CONTENTdm

Current Version (Color, Name, Number): Version 2.0

Date Resource Added/Modified: October 20, 2015


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