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 ­

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.

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Jeremy Frumkin
The Gray Chair for Innovative Library Services
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