Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of DiscoveryComponents


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Timestamp:
08/04/10 17:15:56 (9 years ago)
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mpritcha
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  • DiscoveryComponents

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    3131   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. The "OAI Provider" function of this software 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 "OAI Providers' interface". 
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    33  '''OAI Providers Interface''' 
    34    A web tool for Data providers to enter the details (URL plus some other configuration options) of their "node", so that the automated harvesting process knows where to go to harvest metadata records. 
     33 '''OAI Providers Interface''':: 
     34   A web-based tool for Data providers to enter the details (URL plus some other configuration options) of their "node", so that the automated harvesting process knows where to go to harvest metadata records. 
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    3636 '''Harvesting'''::