The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) and Creative Commons have launched an online forum for educators to learn about and discuss their effort to create a common metadata vocabulary for describing learning resources—a project that could help make search results more relevant for students and teachers.

The website, www.LRMI.net, provides background information about the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), including information about the project's leadership, technical working group, and advisory group, as well as examples of what this framework could mean when applied to the field of online search. There are...

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Jeff Festa