Repository Replication Using NNTP and SMTP

  title={Repository Replication Using NNTP and SMTP},
  author={J. Smith and Martin Klein and Michael L. Nelson},
  • J. Smith, Martin Klein, Michael L. Nelson
  • Published in ECDL 2006
  • Computer Science
  • We present the results of a feasibility study using shared, existing, network-accessible infrastructure for repository replication. We utilize the SMTP and NNTP protocols to replicate both the metadata and the content of a digital library, using OAI-PMH to facilitate management of the archival process. We investigate how dissemination of repository contents can be piggybacked on top of existing email and Usenet traffic. Long-term persistence of the replicated repository may be achieved thanks… CONTINUE READING

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