16.075 Protocol for Metadata Harvesting

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty (w.mccarty@btinternet.com)
Date: Sat Jun 15 2002 - 02:29:54 EDT

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 75.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 07:25:09 +0100
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: Open Archives Initiative Version 2.0

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    June 14, 2002

                      Open Archives Initiative Releases Version 2.0 of
                              Protocol for Metadata Harvesting

    >Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 08:11:06 -0500
    >From: DLI2 Coordinator <info@dli2.nsf.gov>
    For immediate release June 14, 2002
    Open Archives Initiative Releases Version 2.0 of the Protocol for
    Metadata Harvesting

    Ithaca, NY & Los Alamos NM-The Open Archives Initiative is pleased to
    release version 2.0 of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata
    Harvesting (OAI-PMH). The release of OAI-PMH v.2.0 comes after 16 months
    of worldwide experimentation with version 1.x of the protocol, an 8 month
    revision process by the OAI-tech group, and 4 months of alpha/beta
    testing. Thanks to this rigid testing and revision, we feel confident to
    release the OAI-PMH version 2.0 as a stable specification.

    A full copy of this press release with information about the features of
    OAI-PMH version 2 is available at

    The OAI-PMH version 2 specification is available at

    Visit the OAI web site at http://www.openarchives.org for more related

    Carl Lagoze and Herbert Van de Sompel
    OAI Executive


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