This page contains links to introductory guides to metadata harvesting in general and to OAI-PMH in particular.
Please note that unless stated otherwise either here or in the resource, CETIS has not been involved in the development of these resaources. Also, these resources represent guidance or best practice; they are informative and should not be taken as authoritative replacements for the specifications and standards they describe.
Last revision Nov 2007.
The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting v2.0.
Creator: Open Archives Initiative
Date: 12 October 2004
The Open Archives Forum provides a tutorial on OAI-PMH.
Creator: Open Archives Forum
Date: 27 February 2002
The PKP Open Archives Harvester is a free metadata indexing system.
Creator: Public Knowledge Project
A draft briefing paper on OAI-PMH.
Creator: Neil Fegen
Date: October 2006
URL: What is OAI-PMH