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 
>  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  
> straightforward.
> 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 
> . 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 
>  (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:
> http://resolver.address/?
> &url_ver=Z39.88-2004
> &url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx
> &
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Owen
> Owen Stephens
> TELSTAR Project Manager
> Library and Learning Resources Centre
> The Open University
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