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Special collection digital open archive pioneers: The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library @ UCSF

From the transcript of the 2007 Medical Library Association awards luncheon presentation on May 21, 2007 ( I added the hypertext links and emphasis): “The Thomson Scientific/Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award is sponsored by Thomson Scientific and recognizes outstanding contributions in the application of technology to the delivery of health sciences information, to the [...]

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Wed, May 12 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

The lifeblood of institutional repositories: OAI-PMH

Set up an institutional repository of biomedical  pre- or post-print papers, theses, or open curriculum, and you wonder:  how will my content be discovered? A very elegant solution exists called OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). The original specifications for the OAI-PMH emerged from a coalition of web visionaries and programmers from both the Coalition for Networked [...]

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Fri, January 15 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments