OAI-PMH Repository

This plugin is available for accounts with Silver, Gold, or Platinum plans.

The OAI-PMH Repository plugin exposes metadata for Omeka items using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). This is the reverse of the functionality provided by the OaiPmhHarvester plugin.

Metadata Formats

The repository plugin ships with support for four standard metadata formats:


The plugin has three user-configurable values. You will be prompted to set these at installation time, or you can change them at any time from the Configure link on the Plugin management page.

Repository name

Namespace identifier

Expose files

The base URL of the repository can be found by appending /oai-pmh-repository/request to the base URL of your Omeka site.