Searching for Educational Resources Online Is About to Get Much Easier

Thanks to a Creative Commons joint project, students searching for "chemistry" online won't get sent to a dating site.

One of the frustrating things about search engines has always been the random hodgepodge of results you get after you click "search." That's especially true for people looking for educational resources online. If you type in "chemistry," links to dating sites pop up as well as a whole host of science-related content. Now Creative Commons and the Association of Educational Publishers are teaming up to establish the Learning Resources Framework Initiative a common education content framework which hopes to provide better search results for learning-related material on the web.

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