OAI and metadata harvesting

  RERO DOC is an OAI-PMH-compliant server certified by the Open Archives Initiative.

Below you find the URLs that can be used for harvesting metadata.

Harvesting the content of RERO DOC with OAI-PMH

The base URL:   http://doc.rero.ch/oai2d
Identification: http://doc.rero.ch/oai2d?verb=Identify
List of defined sets: http://doc.rero.ch/oai2d?verb=ListSets

A few harvesting request examples

Attention: The result size of the following requests may be very large. They should only be employed for actual harvesting purposes.

The theses in XML MARC format: http://doc.rero.ch/oai2d?verb=ListRecords&metadataPrefix=marcxml&set=thesis
The theses in Dublin Core format: http://doc.rero.ch/oai2d?verb=ListRecords&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&set=thesis

Details about the usage of the OAI-PMH protocol can be found in the documentation of Version 2.0. It explains, among other things, how to selectively harvest by date and by set and how to harvest data in chunks so as to avoid large HTTP responses.

Further information: