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Why is Harvester saying this OAI URL is Invalid

Postby davidfkane » Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:56 am

Hi All,

I have a harvester running at: http://researchscope.net/
[ for a 4 minute screencast about our harvester see: http://repository.wit.ie/1406/1/ResearchScope.html ]

It works brilliantly, thanks to your great software and to the magic of open standards.

I have a problem with one of the archives though.

The following OAI url is rejected as being invalid....
http://epubs.rcsi.ie/cgi/oai2.cgi

Can anyone tell me why this might be?

The repository in question runs on Bepress.

Best wishes,

David.
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Re: Why is Harvester saying this OAI URL is Invalid

Postby asmecher » Tue Oct 27, 2009 9:39 am

Hi David,

Glad to hear you're finding it useful!

Try using the "throttling_delay" option in config.inc.php; that OAI source appears to respond with an error message if requests are made too rapidly in succession from the same source.

Regards,
Alec Smecher
Public Knowledge Project Team
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Re: Why is Harvester saying this OAI URL is Invalid

Postby davidfkane » Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:20 pm

Hi Alec,

That seems to have to have done the trick!

I have got a harvest of 88 records from that repository, which is in line with what I would expect from them. Will have to double check with the systems librarian in RCSI in the morning.

Best wishes,

David.
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