3.1 Learning Outcomes

After going through this unit you are expected to be able to:

  • Explore the concept of harvesting;
  • Differentiate between federated search service and centralized search service
  • Utilize open standards - Open Archives Initiatives/Protocol for Metadata harvesting(OAI/PMH) and open source harvesting tools;
  • Develop harvesting services as may be required for your purpose; and
  • Understand the process of integration with existing search services and research administrative system.
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