ZORA is operated with the open source software Eprints, developed at the University of Southhampton. Eprints is a free software package for building an open access repository that is compliant with the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Eprints is released under a GPL license.
The Open Archives Initative originated from a meeting in Santa Fe in October 1999 and is a center for technical and conceptual aspects of Open Access. The Open Archives Initative develops and promotes interoperability standards that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content.
Open Archives Initative
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 May 2012