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[http://www.openurl.info/registry/docs/pdf/openurl-01.pdf OpenURL 0.1 specification]

Revision as of 22:52, 17 February 2009

Overview

OpenURL is a container format for describing requests for access to a publication. As such, it contains metadata about publications, however to describe access requests, it contains data for:

  • the resource that contains a link to the publication (e.g., the URL of a second publication (or ontology) that links to the publication of interest)
  • the person making the request
  • access requested (full text, abstract only, etc.)
  • the system that should process the request
  • system where the request originates (the system that provided the publication or ontology that linked to the publication of interest, e.g., a publisher or an ontology repository).


References

ANSI/NISO Z39.88 - The OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services

OpenURL 0.1 specification