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Use this page to suggest links and offer comments in run up to Workshop #3

The Tools and Content Partners Working Group shall:

Identify and define models for tool and content source discovery:
Identify and enumerate models of integrating with existing tools and content resources:
*Thought Ark, at Purdue would be a good example*
*Visible Past, at Purdue, would be another good example

  •  Gather references to specific standards and/or practices ... that promote interoperability and re-use of content, tools, workflows, and/or services:

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  1. Unknown User (

    I would also add a search protocol like SRU (or even Z39.50) that could be common across a number

    of different resources and services to provide interoperability in search. 

  2. Unknown User (

    Also worth noting: OKI Repository Open Service Interface Definitions (OSIDs) exist for SRU, OAI-PMH, z39.50, Opensearch, etc.  OSID repository plugins are used by applications like VUE, Pachyderm 2.0, Sophie, Blackboard and others as a way to integrate federated search into the application.  Here is a good list of existing implementations, provided by a consultant we are working with to develop an OSID for CONTENTdm.

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    The Text Encoding Initiative Consortium may be worth mentioning, especially as it seeks to have a standard for presenting texts in digital form: