Wilbert and I are spending the day trying to create a search engine for finding learning resources by searching LRMI-tagged web pages. A bit of code sprint if you like.
First attempt: standard custom search engine hosted by Google.
1. Go to https://www.google.com/cse/ set up new search engine. Choose option to “Restrict Pages using Schema.org Types” to CreativeWork.
We’ll use “Declaration of Arbroath as a test search. By way of baseline, here’s the what we get just searching Google for that:
With the Custom Search Engine, limited to Creative works, we get:
OK, so there is some difference, but CreativeWorks aren’t all learning resources (or at least they’re not all tagged with LRMI), so change the schema type we filter on to AlignmentObject, one of the properties LRMI added to schema.org, and we get
Which is showing six learning resources tagged with LRMI.
We’re winning. You can try it here. It’s a good way of finding who is already using LRMI (waves to BBC and Open University)