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Oxford Journals Technical Information

This page contains technical information relating to Oxford Journals.

SYSTEM STATUS

Systems downtime or scheduled maintenance is detailed on the system status page.

STANDARDS COMPLIANCE

Read about Oxford Journals' support for open standards in online publishing.

LINKING INFORMATION AND JOURNAL TITLE METADATA

Information on linking to Oxford Journals including: Journal metadata and holdings; OpenURL-based inbound and outbound linking; CrossRef; RSS; EZProxy server setup.

METADATA DISTRIBUTION

OAI-PMH

Oxford Journals provides an Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) interface for data distribution to third party aggregators, institutions, and search engines.

OAI-PMH offers any third party the opportunity to retrieve all Oxford Journals metadata records using a standard protocol.

RSS web feeds

Our journal RSS web feeds provide another method to receive Oxford Journals metadata and links. Find out more about what RSS feeds are available and download an RSS OPML file on our RSS web feeds information page.

If you have questions about data supply, please use the contact link at the end of this page.

Third Party Linking Agreements

If you receive header metadata from Oxford Journals and your agreement is to link to PDF Full Text then details of this mechanism can be found here

XML/SGML

Document Type Definitions (DTDs)

We currently use the NLM Journal Publishing XML DTD for journal data:

The following DTDs have been used in the past and apply to some archive data:

Tagging instructions

XML tagging instructions for suppliers of data are available from the FAQ area on the HighWire Express (HWX) website. If you are a data supplier, you will be given access details for HWX separately.

SEARCH

Find out about our search interfaces, including SRU (Search & Retrieve via URL), an XML and HTTP-based protocol which enables federated searching.

TROUBLE-SHOOTING

QUESTIONS?

Please use the Contact Us link above if you have any questions or feedback.