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UKSG Serial Resource Managment for the 21st Century

Getting Technical - Linking

Ross Macintyre
University of Manchester
ross.macintyre@man.ac.uk

Presented at: UK Serial Group. Serials Resource Managment for the 21st Century: An Introduction, Edinburgh University, 26 November 2002.


Note: This is an HTML version of a presentation showing the bullet points from the slides. The original PowerPoint presentation is also available for download.


A mixed bag of jargon


How does the Web (currently) work?


How does the web work?

  1. User clicks on link to the address (URL) http://www.netsoft.com/hello.html

  2. Browser converts link to HTTP command (METHOD):
    Connect to computer at
    www.netsoft.com
    GET /hello.html

  3. Remote computer sends file
  4. Local computer displays HTML file


Linking - what's required?


Linking Mechanisms


Example page of links to e-journals


Examples of linking to article information


Linking Mechanisms


Linking Mechanisms


Diagram showing CrossRef/DOI resolution


OpenURL


OpenURL format ::= Base URL ? Query


"NOU" linking


OpenURL linking


The SFX Flow - WoS record as link source


Use of SFX in `ac.uk'


The Open Archives Initiative


OAI Metadata Harvesting Framework


COUNTER - Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources


Thanks for listening


21 November 2002

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