Sompel, Herbert van de
Most widely held works by Herbert van de Sompel
A new harvest revealing hidden resources with the Open Archives Metadata Harvesting Protocol ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Discussion of the Open Archives Metadata Harvesting Protocol, a mechanism which will help provide access to previously hidden web resources by allowing metadata to be collected from many servers, then aggregated and made available in new library services.
Using the OAI-PMH--differently by Herbert van de Sompel ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Open Archives Initiative's Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) was created to facilitate discovery of distributed resources. The OAI-PMH achieves this by providing a simple, yet powerful framework for metadata harvesting. Harvesters can incrementally gather records contained in OAI-PMH repositories and use them to create services covering the content of several repositories. The OAI-PMH has been widely accepted, and until recently, it has mainly been applied to make Dublin Core metadata about scholarly objects contained in distributed repositories searchable through a single user interface. This article describes innovative applications of the OAI-PMH that we have introduced in recent projects. In these projects, OAI-PMH concepts such as resource and metadata format have been interpreted in novel ways. The result of doing so illustrates the usefulness of the OAI-PMH beyond the typical resource discovery using Dublin Core metadata. Also, through the inclusion of XSL1 stylesheets in protocol responses, OAI-PMH repositories have been directly overlaid with an interface that allows users to navigate the contained metadata by means of a Web browser. In addition, through the introduction of PURL2 partial redirects, complex OAI-PMH protocol requests have been turned into simple URIs that can more easily be published and used in downstream applications.
Dynamic and context-sensitive linking of scholarly information by Herbert van de Sompel ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Specification for an OAI static repository and an OAI static repository gateway by Open Archives Initiative ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Van de Sompel, Herbert