OpenSearch can be much easier to implement than SRU or Z39.50
. OpenSearch itself is licensed with the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 license, which means that no single company or person ultimately controls the specification itself.
search standard was the first standard that allowed libraries to achieve the automated linkages that are becoming central to our networked services today.
protocol was designed with this goal in mind.
Follett Software has announced the release of its new Z39.50
server, BookWhere?[TM] 2000, enabling library collections to be posted on the Internet for access from anywhere in the world.
More than 1 million unique bibliographic records will be captured by Auto-Graphics into the newly-named HI-FILE database, which is compliant with Z39.50
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently approved Z39.50
as ISO 23950.
By design, ZeeRex only addresses searchable online resources: Z39.50
, SRU and SRW databases, for example, but not static Web pages or card catalogs.
In order for libraries to offer and/or participate in the provision of various services/resources, they need to adopt a variety of technical standards such as the Z39.50
search and retrieval standard.
We have a matter-of-faith acceptance of the need for collaborative approaches such as Dewey Classification, AACR 1 and 2, the Sears List, LCSH, MARC, Dublin Core, and Z39.50