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Indian Journal of Library and Information Science

Volume  8, Issue 2, May-Aug 2014, Pages 121-126


Original Article

Metadata Harvesting: Digital Preservation towards Open Access Initiatives (OAI) in India
C. Baskaran, M. Sadik Batch
*Deputy Librarian, School of Library and Information Science, Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630003, Tamil Nadu, India, **Associate Professor, LIS, wing, DDE, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar - 608002, Tamil Nadu, India.
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This papers describes that metadata harvesting for Digital preservation its provides indexes or harvests metadata from different archives and digital documents to be made as institutional repositories .The functions and creations of metadata into different facets and the Dublin Core metadata initiatives an information community supported by OCLC has led to the development of metadata components that enhance cross disciplinary resource discovery. It is also provides some of the international level meta data harvester and web portal on  knowledge Harvester @NSA open gate, SJPI cross journal search service, SEED ( Search engine for Engineering Digital repositories) PKP ( Public Knowledge Project).

Keywords: Metadata; Digital preservation; Dublin core; OAI-PMH; PKP; SEED.c

Corresponding Author : C. Baskaran