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IdRef OAI-PMH Repository and sitemap

IdRef OAI-PMH Repositery and Sitemap protocol provide webmasters and search engines with IdRef authority data.

IdRef OAI-PMH Repository

The IdRef OAI-PMH Repository provides the library community with metadata for IdRef authority datat exposed by IdRef.

Access to the repository: http://www.idref.fr/OAI/oai.jsp?verb=Identify

Even if they are also available in Dublin Core, MarcXML is the preferred data format : http://www.idref.fr/OAI/oai.jsp?verb=ListMetadataFormats

9 sets are purposed, 1 for each category of authority data : http://www.idref.fr/OAI/oai.jsp?verb=ListSets

  • Personal name
  • Corporate name
  • Family name
  • Topical name
  • Geographic name
  • Author / Title
  • Uniform title
  • Brand name
  • Library Institutions profiles

To find the documentation related to IdRef repository: http://documentation.abes.fr/aideidrefoai/entrepot/index.html

If you need further information or assistance, please contact ABES helpdesk AbesStp .

IdRef Sitemap

With Sitemap protocol, the webmaster can provide search engines with web addresses for automated indexing. As map of a website comprehensible by indexing robots, text files with IdRef URLs and URL's authority records are purposed.
Further information are added to each address such as:

  •  Last [date of] update
  •  Update frequency
  •  Sitemap addresses relevance

So, search engines can explore the site more efficiently.
Personal name authority records are accessible with the Sitemap in 2 data formats:

Sitemap could be opened to other types of authority records such as: corporate names, family names, titles, geographic name etc.

How it's manage ?

The search engine goes to that address and finds:

               <sitemap>
               <loc>http://www.sudoc.fr/noticesbiblio/autorites/xml/sitemap_detail_0.txt </loc>
              <lastmod>2014-11-25T18:23:17+00:00</lastmod>
              </sitemap>

The address included within the tag <loc> gives access to set of URLs of authority records :

                <url>
                <loc>http://www.idref.fr/160173728.xml </loc>
                <lastmod>2012-04-06</lastmod>
                <changefreq>monthly</changefreq>
                <priority>0.5</priority>
                </url>

… and the search engine is able to find persistents URL of the record and updated data.

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