Presentation on theme: "Open Archives Forum Workshop University of Bath, September 2003 Workshop summing up Rachel Heery UKOLN, University of Bath"— Presentation transcript:
Open Archives Forum Workshop University of Bath, September 2003 Workshop summing up Rachel Heery UKOLN, University of Bath UKOLN is funded by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher and Further Education Funding Councils, as well as by project funding from the JISC and the European Union. UKOLN also receives support from the University of Bath where it is based.
Open Archives Forum Workshop, September 2003 Exchanging ideas Establishing collaboration Confirmation – OAI works and is useful Growing variety of contexts for OAI implementation …. where do we go from here?
Open Archives Forum Workshop, September 2003 Providers Embed OAI in production services Establish quality control - policies and agreements - cataloguing guidelines - authority control Establish good practices regarding processing -common cross-walks Retain rich metadata Agree handling of rights metadata
Open Archives Forum Workshop, September 2003 Researchers Looking for new approaches Exploring complementary add-ons or alternatives to hand crafted metadata - free text indexing - automated m/data creation Potential for fuzzy records encompassing aggregated metadata, links, annotations, branding,
Open Archives Forum Workshop, September 2003 OAI Distributed systems What is distinctive about OAI? Rely on flow of metadata between different parties Who is responsible? Who funds framework activities? Who ensures effectiveness for end-user?
Open Archives Forum Workshop, September 2003 Extracting order from chaos Learning from order …. metadata gardening?