Taming the Metadata Beast: ILOX

David Massart, Elena Shulman, Nick Nicholas, Nigel Ward, Frédéric Bergeron
2010 D-Lib Magazine  
We propose a framework for organizing multiple metadata specifications in a container that can be handled as a whole. This framework, named Information for Learning Object eXchange (ILOX), is developed as part of the IMS Learning Object Discovery & Exchange (LODE) specification that aims to facilitate the discovery and retrieval of learning objects stored across more than one collection. While thus far ILOX has been demonstrated to resolve a number of challenges specific to the elearning
more » ... he elearning domain, it is a generic framework that can be profiled to organize metadata about any type of digital content.
doi:10.1045/november2010-massart fatcat:ns4tvviihfaendpcovzmdwqmvy