Linking repositories to VLEs

I’ve made an exploratory start to what I hope will be a new area of work, looking at how repositories containing learning materials and VLEs interact. For some time I’ve been hearing about various projects (some JISC funded, some based at JISC services, some institutional, some commercial) that have the aim of “linking” a repository to a VLE. However I don’t have a clear picture of what is going on overall, and I have a suspicion that maybe other people are in a similar position. I’ld like to discover more detail about what people mean when they say they are “linking” a repository to a VLE.
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Sharing vocabularies on the web via SKOS

I’m a little late with this, which came through from Aida Slavic while I was on holiday and then got put into a pile of things needing more time, … but hopefully the information is not stale yet. On 21 July the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) held a meeting in London about Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS), vocabularies and the web; the slides and recording for this meeting are now available. And they look like treasure to me.
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