Definitions for "OpenURL"
The OpenURL standard is a syntax to create Web-transportable packages of metadata and/or identifiers about an information object
a link, constructed to a standard format, that carries bibliographic information
a standard format for sending/transporting metadata
A data exchange protocol that connects the user to an electronic copy of the document: used in RLLOMAP to provide Technical Location (4.3) and/or Relation Resource (7.2) information for books and journals with ISBNs and/or ISSNs. OpenURLs should be generated automatically by an OpenURL creation tool, not coded directly by the cataloguer