Arc is a federated search service based on the OAI-PMH protocol. It includes a harvester which can harvest OAI-PMH 2.0 compliant repositories, a search engine which is based on database and an OAI-PMH layer over harvested metadata
Current release of Arc requires JDK1.4, Tomcat 4.1, and Mysql 4.1, we also tested it under combinations of JDK1.5, Tomcat 5.5 and Mysql 5.0
2006-10-15: We just released oai-arc 1.0, we are considering new features for next release, share your ideas in our email list.
Arc was originally written by Digital Library group in Old Dominion University University. It is now maintained by volunteers through an email list hosted by sourceforge.