Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH)
Validator & data extractor Tool

Download and evaluate XML metadata from OAI-PMH enabled digital libraries.

Example OAI-PMH URL:    Use Cache

Download all the records from a digital library. Please insert an OAI-PMH URL, select the metadata prefix and check out the results.

Example OAI-PMH URL:
Example OAI-PMH URL with specific set parameter:
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Features include:

  • View, print or download the output of all OAI-PMH supported commands.
  • Detect problems with metadata records (e.g. invalid URLs, empty titles, invalid date formats etc.)
  • Download all records from one or more digital libraries in parallel.


  • Check compliance with OAI-PMH, Dublin Core (DC), Europeana Semantic Elements (ESE) and other standards.
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10888 digital libraries have been already tested with, including:

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