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OAI interface request, response, and data download with R

This tutorial provides examples of queries of the OAI interface with R. It deals with exemplary queries addressed to the OAI-PMH interface of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK. It also explains how to download the data and save it in a CSV file. Inhaltsverzeichnis Setting up the working environment Querying the OAI interface Querying […]


The ZEitungsinFormationssYStem ZEFYS currently contains a total of 276,015 issues of 193 historical newspapers from Germany and German-language newspapers from abroad. Metadata, images and often also full texts are available via our interfaces (APIs).