Rock's Backpages: the ultimate library of rock music writing and journalism

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Integrate with Rock's Back Pages via the Reperio service.

OAI-PMH Access Details

The basic access details for the Rock's Back Pages OAI-PMH service are as follows:

OAI-PMH version: 2.0
Maximum records: 100
Metadata Formats: oai_dc (Simple Dublin Core)
Deleted records: no (i.e. the repository does not maintain information about deletions.)


SRU Access Details

The basic access details for the Rock's Back Pages SRU service are as follows:

SRU version: 1.2
HTTP Transport: GET, POST
Result Formats: DC (Simple Dublin Core)

Examples and Notes

Request Parameters Supported
Parameter Value Requirement
operation searchRetrieve; explain Mandatory
version 1.2 Mandatory
query CQL query Mandatory
startRecord (Default: 1) Optional (searchRetrieve only)
maximumRecords (Default: 50) Optional (searchRetrieve only)
recordPacking xml Optional
recordSchema dc; info:srw/schema/1/dc-v1.1 Optional (searchRetrieve only)

Open URL Link-To Resolver Details

OpenURL version: 1.0
Result Format: HTML

Examples and Notes
Please ensure all values are url encoded.

Keys supported are:
Key Fixed Value Value Requirement
ctx_ver Z39.88-2004   Mandatory
rft_val_fmt info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal   Mandatory
rft_id   OAI-PMH Identifier e.g. Mandatory
rft.genre article   Optional
rft.jtitle   A name of a publication e.g. NME Optional
rft.aulast   Last name of an author e.g. Dickens Optional
rft.auinit   Intial of an author e.g. C (for Charles Dickens) Optional   Date of initial publication e.g. 20/01/1973 Optional
rft.atitle   Article title e.g. A Christmas Carol Optional