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Harvesting problems

Postby gerold » Tue May 23, 2006 11:13 am


we added OAI-PMH to our publications-Server.
For test we want to harvest with pkp. There are no Problems by harvesting other repositories.

My Question:
For the pkp-harvester...is it important to write the metadata in correct order into the XML-File?


instead of:


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Postby asmecher » Tue May 23, 2006 1:22 pm

Hi Gerold,

As long as the metadata validates against the Dublin Core/OAI DTD, the Harvester should be able to use it. The harvester is designed to work with the OAI harvesting protocol, not flat-files, however -- is this the problem?

Alec Smecher
Open Journal Systems Team

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