Old Dominion University
Digital Library Research Group


In this work, we are enhancing the two key infrastructure components of the OAI framework by building: a Digital Library Grid to support a high performance OAI federated search service, and an Apache module, mod_oai, to enable OAI for the general Web community. 

Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Selected Publications

  • Mohammad Zubair, V. Chilukumari, Pratik Kothari,“GRID Based Federated Digital Library” pp. 97-105, Computing Frontiers Conference, Ischia, Italy, May 2005

  • Mohammad Zubair, Li Xuemei,“A High Performance Implementation of an OAI-Based Federation Service”,pp.617-625, ICPADS, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2005

  • Michael L. Nelson, Herbert Van de Sompel, Xiaoming Liu, Terry L. Harrison, Nathan McFarland mod_oai: An Apache Module for Metadata Harvesting, Proceedings of ECDL 2005, 2005, pp. 509-510. (Also available as: arXiv cs.DL/0503069).

  • Michael L. Nelson and B. Danette Allen, Object Persistence and Availability in Digital Libraries, D-Lib Magazine 8(1), January 2002.