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Modules: OAI-PMH

available on Release 17.2

The purpose of the "Open Archives Initiative - Protocol for Metadata Harvesting" (OAI-PMH): access to digital resources, in our case published learning resources for metadata sharing with portals, search engines or catalogues. More information can be found on the Open Archives web site.


The module can be switched on under 'Administration-> Modules -> OAI PMH'. It is deactivated by default on every instance. If the module is switched on, the API end-point is also available, where all published resources are available via XML.

Licence restrictions

One can restrict learning resources. Either only learning resources with licences or learning resources with a specific licence type will send their metadata through the interface.

API Configuration


Different sets can be selected. Sets categorise the metadata of learning resources of different types.

  • Taxonomy-based set
  • Organisation-based set, based on administrative org relationship).
  • Licence-based set, sorted by licence type
  • Type-based set, sorted by learning resource types such as course, video, podcast.
  • Offer-based set, sorted by the offer types such as private, bookable with account, guest.

Last update: 2023-01-06