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What does OAI-PMH stand for?

OAI-PMH stands for Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Metadata Communication XooNIps utilizes the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) [11], [12] to support interoperability with other XooNIps platforms, and with other digital repositories such as DSpace and EPrints servers [13], [14].
And the request might be initiated by another program, such as a Web search engine's indexing bots, RSS aggregators, the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) harvesters, or similar programs that index materials for location on the Web or otherwise facilitate access.