PKP Open Archives Harvester
The PKP Open Archives Harvester is software used to accumulate and index freely available metadata, providing a searchable, web-based interface. It is open source, released under the GNU General Public License. It was created and is maintained by the Public Knowledge Project, in Vancouver, Canada.
It can harvest metadata in a variety of schemas (including unqualified Dublin Core, the PKP Dublin Core extension, the Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), and MARCXML). Additional schema are supported via plugins.
The PKP OA Harvester allows any institution to create their own metadata harvester, which can be focused specifically on gathering information from or for their research community.
- Canadian Association of Research Libraries Harvester
- Digital Library for Information Science and Technology OAI Harvester
- DRTC's Search Digital Libraries
- Epoka University Harvester
- IBICT - OASIS Harvester
- Petroleum Journals Online's Metadata Archive.
- PKP OA Harvester
- University of Glasgow's Harvester service for ePrints
- UTS Press Harvester
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