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Paper: The Electronic Astrophysical Journal: Resource Location and Archive Management
Volume: 101, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems V
Page: 589
Authors: Warnock, A., III; Fullton, J. M.
Abstract: Robust access to articles in the Electronic Astrophysical Journal requires a mechanism which allows easy retrieval of articles by end users coupled with the ability to manage the large collection of files by the server. This process is accomplished by assigning permanent names to the articles, rather than providing links directly to the articles using URLs. A CGI script resolves the article name into the current URL and redirects the user's browser to that location. Users may determine the permanent names by submitting queries to a citation server, which provides the link between an article's bibliographic information (title, author, etc.) and the permanent name.
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