OAI-PMH Provider



The Data Access Portal uses the interoperability standards for metadata harvesting from Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).

To harvest the public metadata from the Data Access Portal use the oaiprovider.

View valid query parameters for OAI-PMH at protocol requests and responses.

Metadata Formats

The Data Access Portal uses a range of metadata formats see ListMetadataFormats.

All publicly accessible Data Access Portal collections can be retrieved in RIF-CS and Dublin Core formats.

RIF-CSAll publicly accessible DAP collection records.
Party records for lead researchers.
Activity records.
example for collections in rif
Dublin CoreAll publicly accessible DAP collection records.example for collections in oai_dc
ANZLICPublicly accessible DAP collection records that also use the ANZLIC schema (note, this is a sub-set of all publicly available DAP collections). Note that due to an error, DAP collection records that use the Marine Community Profile of ISO19115 will also appear under a request for ANZLIC records.example for collections in anzlic


Sets are lists of collections grouped for a repository, funder or research facility.
Access the ListSets.

Some, but not all, sets will have all records available in ANZLIC format.  All sets will have all records available in RIF-CS and Dublin Core.

The examples below are not a complete list.

Atlas of Living Australiaexternal_system_set_ALACollections that have been flagged by their depositors as being of potential interest to the Atlas of Living Australia.example external system set ALA
Research Data Australiaexternal_system_set_RDAThis should be identical to not specifying a set, it includes all publicly accessible DAP collections.example external system set RDA
TERN Soilsexternal_system_set_TERN_SOILSA set of collections funded by the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network.  Includes the Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia.example external system set TERN SOILS
PACCSAPexternal_system_set_PACCSAPPacific-Australia Climate Change Science Adaptation Planning program.example external system set PACCSAP
TERN ACEFexternal_system_set_TERN_ACEFAustralian Coastal Ecosystems Facility.example external system set TERN ACEF
Marine National Facilityexternal_system_set_MNFMarine National Facility voyage data collections.example external system set MNF