OAIster is a union catalog of more than 19,000,000 records representing digital resources from more than 1,000 contributors. Digital resources in OAIster include items such as digitized (i.e., scanned) books and articles, norn-digital texts, audio files (e.g., wav, mp3), images (e.g., tiff, gif, movies (e.g., mp4, quicktime, datasets (e.g., downloadable statistics files.) More information about the OAIster database is available at www.oaister.org
Over 1,000 contributors. OAIster provides access to the digital resources by "harvesting" their descriptive metadata (records) using Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.