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Directory Interface XML Web Services

Below you can find the link to the latest Directory Interface services to perform all operations programmatically. These services provide programmatic access to the functionality on this web site with more to come soon:

 


Service

Brief Description of Services

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WSDL

Standard Registry Interface

Provides basic access to Directory resource metadata in the IVOA Registry Interface 1.0 standard specification

RIStandardService.asmx

wsdl

VOTable-based Directory Interface

Provides basic access to Directory resource metadata in VOTable format.

NVORegInt.asmx

wsdl

SOAP-based OAI Interface

Open Archives Initiatives service

STOAI.asmx

wsdl

Standard OAI Interface

Open Archives Initiatives standard services

OAI.aspx

Directory Administration and Harvesting

  • Automated Directory Harvesting report page. This contains the most recent results from STScI's automated Directory harvesting. The page is automatically updated from the harvester's logging.
  • Directory Local Administrative web service. This service can be used for harvesting of individual records and other administrative functionality. Caution: this service is not supported for external interfaces.


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