will be based on national and international standards;
it will be fully bilingual; it will be accessible to
all Canadians, including those with disabilities; and
it will share and disseminate its findings with all
The general vision of the eduSource project is
focused on the creation of a network of linked and interoperable
learning object repositories across Canada. The initial
part of this project will be an inventory of ongoing
development of the tools, systems, protocols and practices.
Consequent to this initial exercise the project will
look at defining the components of interoperable framework,
the web services that will tie them all together and
the protocols necessary to allow other institutions
to enter into that framework.
are grateful to CANARIE's Learning Program and the contributions
of participating eduSource institutions for financial
support of this project.