We provide freely available metadata feeds in various formats and work with intermediaries to optimise dissemination of the collection.

  • OAPEN provides daily metadata feeds in various formats (ONIX 3.0, MARCXML, CSV) for libraries and their service providers.
  • OAPEN works with the main library suppliers, such as ProQuest (Serial Solutions), ExLibris (Primo Central) and EBSCO Discovery Service. The publications are integrated in WorldCat (OCLC) and BASE; OAPEN acts as aggregator for Europeana.
  • Libraries and aggregators can also harvest the metadata using the OAI harvesting protocol.
  • OAPEN.org is optimised for search engines (using the site map) and is indexed by Google Scholar.

How our metadata is used