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thammond – 2008 July 03

In Linking

For anybody interested in the why’s and wherefore’s of OpenURL, Jeff Young at OCLC has started posting over on his blog Q6: 6 Questions - A simpler way to understand OpenURL 1.0: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How (note: no longer available online). He’s already amassing quite a collection of thought provoking posts. His latest is The Potential of OpenURL (note: no longer available online), from which:

OpenURL has effectively cornered the niche market where Referrers need to be decoupled from Resolvers.

Blog has UML diags, definitions, musings, etc. - something for everybody. Definitely worth checking out.

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Last Updated: 2008 July 3 by thammond