SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.39 issue3Conceptual framework of information literacyThe BiblioGrad method for evaluating the collections of undergraduate books: instrument for managing the acquisition resources in university library systems author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links


Ciência da Informação

Print version ISSN 0100-1965


SILVA, Edna Lúcia da; CAFE, Lígia  and  CATAPAN, Araci Hack. Educational objects, metadata and repositories in the information society. Ci. Inf. [online]. 2010, vol.39, n.3, pp.93-104. ISSN 0100-1965.

This article deals with the objects of learning in the context of information society and presents the main concepts described in the literature for this new didactic resource. The standards metadata for describing objects of learning are pointed out, bringing into focus objectives and institutions responsible for their development. The most representative repositories existing at national and international level are pointed out, underlining their main characteristics. As a conclusion, some considerations about the benefits of this new initiative are bought forth for the access to educational resources, emphasizing the contributions of Information and Library Sciences to this area.

Keywords : Repositories; Learning objects; Information Society.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License