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A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments

Liu, Xiaoming, Brody, Tim, Harnad, Stevan, Carr, Les, Maly, Kurt, Zubair, Mohammad and Nelson, Michael L (2002) A Scalable Architecture for Harvest-Based Digital Libraries - The ODU/Southampton Experiments

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This paper discusses the requirements of current and emerging applications based on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) and emphasizes the need for a common infrastructure to support them. Inspired by HTTP proxy, cache, gateway and web service concepts, a design for a scalable and reliable infrastructure that aims at satisfying these requirements is presented. Moreover it is shown how various applications can exploit the services included in the proposed infrastructure. The paper concludes by discussing the current status of several prototype implementations.

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Published date: November 2002
Keywords: open archives initiative harvest protocol digital libraries retrieval http web
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 256677
PURE UUID: c18ebc70-d8ff-4db6-a19a-6f0b46977caf
ORCID for Les Carr: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 15 Jul 2002
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:44

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Author: Xiaoming Liu
Author: Tim Brody
Author: Stevan Harnad
Author: Les Carr ORCID iD
Author: Kurt Maly
Author: Mohammad Zubair
Author: Michael L Nelson

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