•Collections of information resources, the associated services that provide access to the collections, and the
parties (aka agents) that own the
collections and/or administer
•Transactional services, ie. those that provide functionality other than access to a collection, and the
parties that administer them.
•Entities within the IESR are collections, services and agents. Each of these has associated administrative metadata. The metadata is defined by the IESR Application Profile, along with its associated