Open Archives Initiative - Protocol for Metadata Harveseting

The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) provides an application-independent interoperability framework based on metadata harvesting. There are two classes of participants in the OAI-PMH framework:

For more information see:

Specifications

DRIVER Guidelines on OAI-PMH

Implementation Guidelines

See also: Metadata

Application profiles

DARE use of OAI-PMH
DRIVER use of OAI-PMH