Archives of Photographic PLates for Astronomical USE

Metadata access via OAI PMH

The OAI-PMH Protocol is in use for may years.

The IVOA registry uses this to retrieve information about the data publication service and its capabilities.

For Applause this is retrievable by resource record as an XML-file.

Metadata for all published Cultural Heritage Objects (CHO)

Metadata of the CHO in the APPLAUSE data publication can be retrieved as XML-file using the OAI-PMH interface:

Take an AID, e.g. AID={envelopes/101_8092} and retrieve the metadata with the

OAI-PMH query.

This results in

XML formatted metadata retrieved by using OAI-PMH query on APPLAUSE.