Distributed Systems

OpenURL demonstrator


This page provides a quick demonstration of OpenURLs and how they can be resolved in a context sensitive way.

  1. First, select a resolver using one of the icons below:
    UKOLN OpenResolver OpenResolver (demo), UKOLN, University of Bath
    SFX Resolver SFX (demo), Ex Libris
    ZBLSA ZBLSA, EDINA, University of Edinburgh
    1cate 1cate (University of Derby installation), Openly Informatics
    GODOT GODOT, COPPUL (a consortium of western canadian university libraries)
    Vlink Vlink, an OpenURL link generator from VUBIS
  2. Then select a button on the right hand-side to see how the example OpenURLs are resolved.

OpenURL information


International information gateway collaboration: report of the first IMesh Framework Workshop
Lorcan Dempsey, Tracy Gardner, Michael Day and Titia van der Werf - December 1999.
D-Lib Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 12.

Information gateways: collaboration on content.
Rachel Heery - April 2000.
Online Information Review, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 40-45.

Information Landscapes for a Learning Society: Networking and the Future of Libraries 3
Sally Criddle (Editor), Lorcan Dempsey (Editor), Richard Heseltine (Editor) - May 1999
Library Association Publishing; ISBN: 185604310X

Conceived by Andy Powell

Maintained by: UKOLN Systems Support Team

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