Role of Interoperability Protocols
- OAI - Open Archives Initiative. HTTP-based protocol for simple searching and data mining across metadata repositories.
- METS - Metadata Encoding and Transport Standard- concatenates descriptive, administrative and rights metadata into an OAIS dissemination information package. Provides structure map for complex objects.
- SCORM - Shareable Content Object Reference Model. Combines IEEE LOM metadata with run-time initialization to provide data objects that can be pulled into IMS applications for use in lesson plans, syllabi, etc.
- Z39.50 - Data Exchange and Transport Protocol
- MPEG-7 - Multimedia Content Description Interface
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