- Improving the Quality of Metadata in Eprint Archives
Marieke Guy, Andy Powell and Michael Day address the argument that the quality of service to end-users is markedly influenced by the quality of metadata being produced and provide suggestions.Building OAI-PMH Harvesters with Net::OAI::Harvester
Ed Summers describes Net::OAI::Harvester, the Perl package for easily interacting with OAI-PMH repositories as a metadata harvester. Ed provides examples of how to use Net::OAI::Harvester to write short programs which execute each of the 6 OAI-PMH verbs.DSpace vs. ETD-db: Choosing software for E-theses
Richard Jones examines the similarities and differences between DSpace and ETD-db to determine their applicability in a modern E-theses service.