Is there anything new to report about Ockham. Both the web site and the
wiki seem to have fallen silent after this announcement. I'm
particularly interested in the assessment activity "estimated to begin
in 3Q, 2005" (according to the wiki), and the format conversion service
proposed by Emory, but missing from the service registry.
Jeremy Frumkin wrote:
> Ockham Digital Library Service Registry 1.0 Released
> July 12, 2006
> The Ockham Digital Library Service Registry (DLSR) has reached its 1.0
> milestone, and is now available for public use and download. The DLSR is a
> distributed registry of digital library services. Institutions can advertise
> their internet-available digital library services, such as Z39.50, OAI-PMH,
> OpenURL, etc., and discover other advertised services. The Ockham DLSR
> provides a user-friendly web interface, as well as machine accessible
> interfaces (SRU, OAI-PMH).
> For more information, please see the Ockham website http://ockham.org
> About the Ockham DLSR
> The Ockham DLSR is funded by a grant from the NSF¹s National Science Digital
> Library Program (DUE 0429202). Additional support has been provided by the
> Digital Library Federation and Oregon State University Libraries.
> About the Ockham Initiative
> The Ockham Initiative is an effort to promote a services-oriented approach
> for digital library systems and services. Four universities Emory, Notre
> Dame, Oregon State, and Virginia Tech received a grant from the National
> Science Foundation to pursue this effort. The Digital Library Federation has
> also provided support for the Initiative.
> -- jaf
> Jeremy Frumkin
> The Gray Chair for Innovative Library Services
> 121 The Valley Library, Oregon State University
> Corvallis OR 97331-4501
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> " Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. "
> - Emerson
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