[greenstone-users] Re: OAI Document Download Server Requirements

From Brad Rhoads
DateSat May 30 19:08:54 2009
Subject [greenstone-users] Re: OAI Document Download Server Requirements
In-Reply-To (676ffb3b0905282218o398c6df3k75e3674331e1e599-mail-gmail-com)
I just found this:

"Note that there is no formal linkage between a simple DC record and
the resource being described. Such a linkage may be made by encoding
the URI of the resource as the value of the DC Identifier element,
however this is not mandatory"
(http://dublincore.org/documents/dc-xml-guidelines/ ).

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Brad Rhoads <bdrhoa@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I'm just getting started with a digital library project. I'm
> developing a system focused on metadata entry, including user security
> and work flow. The intention is to use this system to create
> Greenstone collections. If anyone's interested, a very rough prototype
> is at http://flashlit.serveall.net/flashlit. Now that I've introduced
> myself a bit, here's my question.
> I was excited to see that in the Greenstone OAI import there's a get
> document checkbox. The OAI-PMH standard only addresses metadata, not
> the transfer of the actual document. So my questions is what is are
> the requirments for Greenstone to be able to download a document? My
> guess is that it needs a URL to the document in the dc.identifier
> field. Is that correct? Any other details?
> Thanks!
> Brad Rhoads
> MAF Learning Technologies
> http://www.maflt.org