Information Retrieval Service Description Specification
This standard defines a method of describing Information Retrieval oriented electronic services, including but not limited to those services made available via the Z39.50, SRU/SRW, and OAI protocols. The standard addresses the need for machine readable descriptions of services in order to enable automatic discovery of and interaction with previously unknown systems. It specifies an abstract model for service description and a binding to XML for interchange.
Saturday, 29 October 2005
Content and Collection Management Topic Committee
Issued as draft for trial use from November 1, 2005 October 31, 2006. No trials were conducted and the standard has remained in draft stage.