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- Main Title The Potential for Web Services to Enhance Information Access to Legacy Data: An Exploratory Study and Application
Author: Oguz, FatihCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: University of North Texas
Author: Moen, William E.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: University of North Texas
Organizer of meeting: American Society for Information Science and TechnologyContributor Type: Organization
- Creation: 2005-02-16
- Content Description: This paper presents an overview of an exploratory research project to identify, describe, and investigate the applicability of the Web services (WS) approach to access legacy data.
- Physical Description: 2 p.
- Keyword: web services
- Keyword: legacy systems
- Keyword: extensible markup language
- Conference: Sixty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), 2006, Austin, Texas, United States
Name: UNT Scholarly WorksCode: UNTSW
Name: UNT College of InformationCode: UNTCOI
- Rights Access: public
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc36314
- Academic Department: Library and Information Science
- Academic Department: Texas Center for Digital Knowledge
- Display Note: This is the pre-print version. The final, definitive version has been published in the Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), 43:1, November, 2006.
- Display Note: Abstract: This paper presents an overview of an exploratory research project to identify, describe, and investigate the applicability of the Web services (WS) approach to access legacy data. In the Z Texas Implementation Component of the Library of Texas (ZLOT) project, the ZLOT technical team has implemented a multi-purpose Texas Library Directory Database (TLDD) that is used as a back-end database to support the Library of Texas (LOT) Resource Discovery Service (RDS). The researchers developed and implemented a prototype WS application to show how a legacy system can be accessed and its data can be searched and retrieved. This study focused on understanding how requests and responses between software applications are encoded in Extensible Markup Language (XML).