OpenURL Webinar: Additional Resources

OpenURL Resources

  • ANSI/NISO Z39.88- The OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services
    This standard defines the OpenURL Framework Registry and the rules that govern the usage of this Registry. The OpenURL Framework Registry contains all instances of all core components created by communities that have deployed OpenURL Framework Applications. Maintenance Agency: OCLC.
  • Registry for the OpenURL Framework - ANSI/NISO Z39.88-2004
    Maintenance Agency homepage. Includes Implementation Guidelines and Components of the OpenURL Framework.
  • OCLC Research Activities and the OpenURL Standard
  • OCLC OpenURL Resolver Registry
    Part of the WorldCat Registry, the goal of the OpenURL Resolver Registry is to "maintain OpenURL resolver information in a single location and utilize this information across services in the information industry."
  • Generalizing the OpenURL Framework beyond References to Scholarly Works: The Bison-Futé Model
    Herbert Van de Sompel and Oren Beit-Arie, D-Lib Magazine 7.7/8 (July/August 2001)
    The Bison-Futé model is a generalization of the current OpenURL framework in several aspects. It aims to extend the scope of open and context-sensitive linking beyond web-based scholarly information.
  • The OAI-PMH and the OpenURL: Original Motivation, Direction, Future
    Herbert Van de Sompel, keynote at DCMI 2002, Florence, Italy, October 14th 2002
  • Implementing OpenURL 1.0
    Tutorial overview presented by Oliver Pesch at the SSP 25th Annual Meeting: "Navigating Change" Linking Seminar.
  • Access Interfaces for Open Archival Information Systems based on the OAI-PMH and the OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services
    Jeroen Bekaert and Herbert Van De Sompel (2005)
    In recent years, a variety of digital repository and archival systems have been developed and adopted. All of these systems aim at hosting a variety of compound digital assets and at providing tools for storing, managing and accessing those assets.
  • Presentations on OpenURL
    From development to publication (2001 to 2004).

KBART Resources

  • KBART (Knowledge Base and Related Tools) Working Group Home
    This page of the NISO/UKSG KBART Working Group includes information about the group, it's charge and goals, working documents, and additional resources.
  • KBART Glossary of Relevant Terms
    A glossary of terms -- from Aggregator to Title-Level Link -- that have been identified as being of relevance to the work of the KBART Working Group
  • Knowledge Bases: UKSG/NISO KBART
    Presentation by Jason Price, E-journal Package Analyst, Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC), and member of the KBART Working Group, at the NISO/BISG Forum at ALA Annual, June 27, 2008.
  • Link Resolvers and the Serials Supply Chain
    In early 2006, information industry association UKSG commissioned a research report, written by James Culling of Scholarly Information Strategies, 'to identify the new relationships and information exchange requirements ... [necessary] to maximise the benefit of OpenURL linking.' Central to the efficient operation of the OpenURL is the knowledge base, which consists of data supplied by content providers including publishers. This report led to the creation of the KBART working group.
  • KBART Proposal
    Original work item proposal, submitted to the NISO membership for approval December 2007.
  • KBART Interest Group List
    Public email list for information and discussion about the UKSG/NISO KBART (Knowledge Base and Related Tools) Working Group project.
  • KBART Public Work Page
    This public page providing access to the working area of NISO working groups and committees. Documents and calendar events that the group shares with the general public can be viewed here, including regular update reports.
  • Comprehensive Knowledge Bases - More Important Now than Ever
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    Information Standards Quarterly (ISQ) 20.2 (Summer 2008): 10-13
    Oliver Pesch (EBSCO Chief Strategist) explains KBART, a new initiative for ensuring knowlegbase quality.