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Welcome to OpenSKOS

What is OpenSKOS?

OpenSKOS is a CATCHPlus project. It provides API's on SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organization System). You can either join OpenSKOS as a "tenant" in a SaaS (Software as a Service) construction, or you can download the source code and run your own instance of this software.

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Editor

The OpenSKOS software has an editor in wich you can manage tour own SKOS structures.

If you are a "tenant" of this instance of the OpenSKOS you can login with your credentials.

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API

Visit the OpenSKOS API section »

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OAI-PMH

The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability. Data Providers are repositories that expose structured metadata via OAI-PMH. Service Providers then make OAI-PMH service requests to harvest that metadata. OAI-PMH is a set of six verbs or services that are invoked within HTTP. The OpenSKOS project supports 2 metadataPrefixes: oai_dc and oai_rdf.

OpenSKOS implements a Service Provider:

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