oai_pmh.pl man page

oai_pmh.pl — pipe OAI-PMH to the command-line


oai_pmh.pl <options> [baseURL]


Be more verbose (repeatable).
Force a non-conformant OAI request.
--from <ISO datetime>
--identifier <identifier>
OAI identifier to GetRecord or ListMetadataFormats.
--metadataPrefix <mdp>
Specify format of metadata to retrieve.
-X/--request <command>
Verb to request, defaults to ListRecords.
--set <oai set>
Request only those records in a set.

--until <ISO datetime>


Retrieve data from OAI-PMH endpoints. The output format is:


Where <headers> are in HTTP header format. Content will be the raw XML as exposed by the repository. Each record is separated by a FORMFEED character.

For example:

oai_pmh.pl -X GetRecord --metadataPrefix oai_dc \
        --identifier oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:20 http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2