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    360 KB: DOAJ - access to metadata disruption

    • Product: Alma, Primo, 360 KB, Summon, SFX
    • Product Version: all
    • Relevant for Installation Type: all


    Due to high use of metadata supplied in their "public data dump", DOAJ unfortunately had to halt the availability of this metadata. The "public data dump" page says that: "this is because, due to a sudden spike, the number of data downloads was so large that it was incurring unforeseen costs". They continue by noting "we are committed, however, to providing a data dump service but need some time to investigate a more sustainable way of delivering this data". 

    The data delivery disruption is temporary, and DOAJ metadata is up-to-date in the knowledgebases and CDI as of this writing (2023-02-01), so the immediate impact is minimal. 

    Our Provider Relations team is in contact with DOAJ about the issue. We will update this article with an estimated time to resolution or any other news on the topic. Both DOAJ and Ex Libris appreciate your patience as we work on restoring data delivery. 



    • Article last edited: 01-Feb-2023