IIRC you can also elide url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx as that
is the default.
If you don't add DC metadata, which seems like a good idea, you'll
definitely want to include something that will help you to persist
your replacement record. For example, a label or description for the
On Sep 14, 2009, at 9:48 AM, O.Stephens wrote:
> I'm working on a project called TELSTAR (based at the Open
> University in the UK) which is looking at the integration of
> resources into an online learning environment (see http://www.open.ac.uk/telstar
> for the basic project details). The project focuses on the use of
> References/Citations as the way in which resources are integrated
> into the teaching material/environment.
> We are going to use OpenURL to provide links (where appropriate)
> from references to full text resources. Clearly for journals,
> articles, and a number of other formats this is a relatively well
> understood practice, and implementing this should be relatively
> However, we also want to use OpenURL even where the reference is to
> a more straightforward web resource - e.g. a web page such as http://www.bbc.co.uk
> . This is in order to ensure that links provided in the course
> material are persistent over time. A brief description of what we
> perceive to be the problem and the way we are tackling it is
> available on the project blog at http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/telstar/2009/09/14/managing-link-persistence-with-openurls/
> (any comments welcome).
> What we are considering is the best way to represent a web page (or
> similar - pdf etc.) in an OpenURL. It looks like we could do
> something as simple as:
> Is this sufficient (and correct)? Should we consider passing fuller
> metadata? If the latter should we use the existing KEV DC
> representation, or should we be looking at defining a new metadata
> format? Any help would be very welcome.
> Owen Stephens
> TELSTAR Project Manager
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> The Open University
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