Presentation on theme: "ePrints UK: progress so far Ruth Martin UKOLN, University of Bath"— Presentation transcript:
ePrints UK: progress so far Ruth Martin UKOLN, University of Bath
Technical Development of working prototype repository using ARC harvesting software Problem that our version of ARC is not recognising resumption tokens Fixing this, and exploring use of Celestial harvester
Technical continued… Development of Z39.50 and SOAP test client interfaces for delivery of records to web services Design and pilot stages of the name authority and citation analysis web services. Completion of the subject classification database at OCLC
Advocacy to OAI community Publication of simple Dublin Core metadata recommendations for e-print archives written by project team uk/docs/simpledc-guidelines/ First supporting study "An assessment of the potential impact of eprints on the UK higher and further education sectors" in the final editing stages.
Advocacy to HE/FE community Article on the project due for publication in Issue 35 Ariadne. Presentation of a paper on the project at the UK Universities Science and Technology Librarians Group meeting at the Robinson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 th March 2003.
Advocacy to HE/FE community Workshop on the OAI-PMH by Andy Powell at the Lisbon OAF Workshop in December 2002 Delivery of the same workshop by Pete Cliff at the Berlin OAF Workshop next week
Communication with DSpace/MIT Meeting with Mackenzie Smith to discuss the metadata standards required by ePrints UK to enable us to harvest records from DSpace repositories Meeting with Mary Barton in February 2003 to discuss possible MIT collaboration in advocacy and dissemination events.
The next few months Get records! Get (and evaluate) web services Get project staff! Get advocating