Open Archives Forum - OAI-PMH Online Tutorial
OAI for Beginners - the Open Archives Forum online tutorial
This tutorial is an introduction to the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).
Working through this tutorial you will:
* gain an overview of the history behind the OAI-PMH and an overview of its key features;
* achieve a deeper technical insight into how the protocol works;
* learn something about some of the main implementation issues;
* find some useful starting points and hints that will help you as an implementer.