Do you want to
* Find quality approved online European educational resources?
* Find multilingual resources keyworded by audience, subject, language?
* Find European resources that have never been indexed
by your national educational
Digital libraries and
repositories of educational resources can now join a new network - European
Treasury Browser. Members share resources across Europe while retaining
full editorial control. Teachers and students benefit through a wider treasury
of multi-lingual, classified resources of high quality. The key 'value added'
feature is a rich
multilingual thesaurus in 9 languages which enables a uniform classification and
an intuitive subject based 'browse' over all resources.
feeds of records submitted by others. These records are translated to the local format and can
be input into the normal record submission system used at the local repository. Records
appear just as if submitted by a national teacher, and remain under local editorial
control. Likewise records are 'posted' to the network under the full control of
the local administrator. So only records deemed to be of broader European interest
circulate on the network. Furthermore educational quality of resources rather is a priority
issue of ETB, rather than sheer numbers.
A series of toolkits tailored to the needs of new joining members are available to connect a local repository or database to the network allowing seamless data exchange. Technical assistance is also available from the European Schoolnet office.
one central multi-lingual resource browser through the EUN web site
(http://resources.eun.org). The interface is driven by
the thesaurus and provides a simple first level access at the European level.
You are invited
to join this new network and benefit through the sharing of resources
with your European
partners. Remember that full editorial control is still maintained at the
local level so
your publishing policy is unaffected, while your content sources can be multiplied significantly.
To start fill in the form
informing us about your repository so that we can contact you with the right
- Contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org for further information!
Fill in the information form at http://www.zoomerang.com/recipient/survey.zgi?ID=9TEJBD9LX8GB&PIN=QGC7R4AH9JAY
||Clive Best/Riina Vuorikari
||Wednesday, 1 Aug 2001
||Monday, 28 Oct 2002
||interoperability, standardisation, etb, pilot