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jOAI installation instructions

The jOAI Software includes a data provider that supports protocol version 2.0 and a harvester that supports protocol versions 2.0 and 1.1. For more information about OAI, see http://www.openarchives.org/. The data provider serves XML metadata. Likewise, the harvester saves downloaded XML metadata in a specified directory.

Knowledge needed

  • Understand XML instance documents
  • Working knowledge of UNIX or Windows directory structures depending on type of installation
  • Ability to edit UNIX or Windows files depending on type of installation

General installation and operating procedure

  1. Download the jOAI software.
  2. Follow the installation instructions provided with the software.
  3. Follow the instructions for using the harvester.
  4. Follow the instructions for using the data provider.

For questions, please contact support@dlese.org.