The Santa Fe Convention of the Open Archives Initiative

  title={The Santa Fe Convention of the Open Archives Initiative},
  author={Herbert Van de Sompel and Carl Lagoze},
  journal={D Lib Mag.},
Welcome to the Santa Fe Convention. This convention is the result of a meeting of the Open Archives Initiative which was held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on October 21-22 1999. This convention has been endorsed unanimously by all the participants at the meeting, who represented organizations maintaining or planning e-print archives intended for open access and organizations interested in providing services, such as search interfaces or citation-linking, based on the data in those archives. The… 
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