Changes between Version 22 and Version 23 of DiscoveryComponents


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21/09/10 12:11:28 (9 years ago)
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sdonegan
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    2525=== Publishing === 
    26    The act of putting metadata records in a system that exposes them for external access over the internet. This is done using OAI, a software toolkit installed at each Data provider site. A data provider would have the "OAI Provider" function of this software installed, which simply exposes a collection of metadata records in a standard way, ready for harvesting. Each data provider is in control of his/her OAI Provider software and should register the details of their "node" using the [#DataProvidersWebService Data Providers Web Service]. 
     26   The act of putting metadata records in a system that exposes them for external access over the internet. This is done using OAI, a software toolkit installed at each Data provider site. A data provider would have the "OAI Provider" function of this software installed, which simply exposes a collection of metadata records in a standard way, ready for harvesting. Each data provider is in control of his/her OAI Provider software and should register the details of their "node" using the [http://proj.badc.rl.ac.uk/ndg/wiki/DPWS_API_NOTES Data Providers Web Service]. 
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    2828=== Data Providers Admin Interface === 
    29    A web-based tool for Data providers to enter the details (URL plus some other configuration options) of their OAI Provider or CSW publishing node, so that the automated harvesting process knows where to go to harvest metadata records. Uses the [http://proj.badc.rl.ac.uk/ndg/wiki/DPWS_API_NOTES Data Providers Web Service] as the backend. 
     29   A web-based tool for Data providers to enter the details (URL plus some other configuration options) of their OAI Provider or CSW publishing node, so that the automated harvesting process knows where to go to harvest metadata records. Uses the #DataProvidersAdminInterface as the backend. 
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    3131=== Data Providers Web Service === 
    32    A piece of software offering a "presentation-less" set of functions enablng the administration of data provider nodes. Typically, calls to this service would be made via the #DataProvidersAdminInterface 
     32   A piece of software offering a "presentation-less" set of functions enablng the administration of data provider nodes. Typically, calls to this service would be made via the [http://proj.badc.rl.ac.uk/ndg/wiki/DPWS_API_NOTES Data Providers Web Service] 
    3333 
    3434=== Harvesting ===