Hmmm, I did call VTLS Support and they told me I would have to upgraded our
catalog interface to their latest product to get OAI-PMH. I'll have to read
this more closely and call them back.
On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:41 AM, Roy Tennant <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> According to this:
> Virtua already supports OAI-PMH. Are you sure you just haven't poked
> around enough? Or called VTLS support?
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 8:38 AM, Demian Katz <[log in to unmask]>
> > I'm aware of at least two Virtua libraries currently using VuFind: USQ (
> http://library.usq.edu.au/) and the National Library of Ireland (
> http://catalogue.nli.ie/). VuFind is currently bundled with a copy of
> USQ's Virtua driver, so it should be possible to get things up and running
> with minimal code changes, assuming your Virtua instance is reasonably
> similar to USQ's.
> > If you want to get more information, I'd recommend posting to the
> vufind-general mailing list (
> https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/vufind-general). The
> National Library of Ireland team is pretty active there, so you should be
> able to get some details on their experience if you ask.
> > - Demian
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> >> Nathan Tallman
> >> Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:25 AM
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] OIA Feeds
> >> Thank you everyone for your replies.
> >> Right now, I'm just exploring the options for a potential project. We
> >> need
> >> to make our MARC records available as Dublin Core via OAI-PMH. We don't
> >> have
> >> a digital repository or similar infrastructure at the moment, so I'll
> >> take a
> >> look at the OAI Static Repository documentation.
> >> I'd really like to upgrade our catalog to something like VuFind (no
> >> worries
> >> about maintaining a static repository any more), but I haven't had time
> >> to
> >> explore hooking VuFind into our existing Virtua database. It'd probably
> >> be
> >> more efficient to just figure out and implement VuFind because of the
> >> host
> >> of other benefits.
> >> Thanks again. If anyone's using VuFind as a discovery interface to a
> >> Virtua
> >> backend, let me know!
> >> Nathan
> >> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Nathan Tallman <[log in to unmask]>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Greetings list,
> >> >
> >> > Can anyone direct me towards documentation on creating an OAI feed
> >> from
> >> > scratch, without a repository infrastructure?
> >> >
> >> > Many thanks!
> >> >
> >> > Nathan Tallman
> >> > Associate Archivist
> >> > American Jewish Archives
> >> >