[EP-tech] Re: OAI-PMH

Andrew Beeken anbeeken at lincoln.ac.uk
Fri Jul 4 14:41:15 BST 2014

Ah, I see.

Is there any kind of RESTFUL endpoint plugin for EPrints? I know that
we¹ve looked in the past at harvesting datasets off the OAI endpoint, but
I was hoping there was a way of doing things ad-hoc for lighter apps.

On 04/07/2014 14:27, "Sebastien Francois" <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

>http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/openarchivesprotocol.html > we have all
>been there and have read that documentation :-)
>OAI is not a CRUD/REST interface so don't expect it to be able to do
>crazy stuff. For your query about user id, I invite you to read the
>above documentation on "set" - this may work, but again isn't *really*
>the point of OAI.
>On 04/07/14 14:20, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>> Hello all!
>> Right, I¹m stepping into the murky waters of using our OAI-PMH endpoint
>>to doŠ stuff! Basically a bit experimental at the moment. I can get it
>>to return a list of records as well as a specific record based on a
>>record ID, however, what I would like to be able to do is some kind of
>>rudimentary query, say, pass in a user ID in the query string to return
>>a list of records associated with that author?
>> Andrew
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